The average salary for a Paramedic in United Kingdom is £25,745.
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Job Description for Paramedic
Paramedics are essential employees in emergency response situations, as they are the ones who respond to emergencies, such as 911 calls, and provide immediate treatment and relocation to a hospital. Paramedics are required to be alert and think quickly, and they must be able to lift bodies onto gurneys and transport them from the scene of an accident to an ambulance, which makes the work of a paramedic both physically and mentally demanding. Paramedics must also be able to administer CPR to pati…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Paramedic
The top respondents for the job title Paramedic are from the companies London Ambulance Service, East Midlands Ambulance Service and The National Health Service (NHS). Reported salaries are highest at The National Health Service (NHS) where the average pay is £31,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Scottish Ambulance Service, earning around £31,371. East Midlands Ambulance Service pays the lowest at around £28,025. London Ambulance Service also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying £29,912.
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Popular Skills for Paramedic
Skills in Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Emergency Response, Emergency/Trauma, Emergency Medicine and Critical Care are correlated to pay that is above average.
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 £23,131 based on 14 salaries. An early career Paramedic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £24,326 based on 149 salaries. A mid-career Paramedic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £28,562 based on 67 salaries. An experienced Paramedic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £31,703 based on 53 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £30,599.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Paramedic in their job title in Liverpool, England: Liverpool earn an average of 29.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (8.9% more) and Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (8.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Birmingham, England: Birmingham (8.7% less), Bristol, England: Bristol (2.9% less) and Birmingham, England: West Midlands (2.8% less).
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