Average Paramedic Hourly Pay in Canada

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The average hourly pay for a Paramedic in Canada is C$28.04.
MEDIAN C$28.04
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Hourly Rate
C$19 - C$40
C$25 - C$20,000
Total Pay
C$38,225 - C$87,588

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Job Description for Paramedic

Popular Employer Salaries for Paramedic

The top respondents for the job title Paramedic are from the companies Alberta Health Services, Ambulance New Brunswick and BC Ambulance Service. Reported salaries are highest at Alberta Health Services where the average pay is C$39.04. BC Ambulance Service pays the lowest at around C$25.00.

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More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Paramedic

Skills in Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Emergency Response and Critical Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Emergency Medicine and Emergency/Trauma.

Pay by Experience Level for Paramedic

An entry-level Paramedic with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$24.89 based on 57 salaries. An early career Paramedic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$25.45 based on 188 salaries. A mid-career Paramedic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$30.77 based on 95 salaries. An experienced Paramedic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$36.39 based on 72 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$35.
Employees with Paramedic in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 39.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (34.2% more) and Toronto, Ontario (23.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Vancouver, British Columbia (13.2% less) and Halifax, Nova Scotia (12.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 447 survey responses.
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