Critical Care Paramedic Salary

A Critical Care Paramedic earns an average wage of $18.77 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$38,978 - $76,026
$39K
$48K
$76K
MEDIAN: $47,817
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50%
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$15.34 - $25.33
$15
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $19.19
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$0$76K
Salary $38,978 - $76,026
Bonus $303.39
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,602 - $66,045
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $15.34 - $25.33
Overtime $21.58 - $30.83
Annual Data $0$66K
Bonus $303.39
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,602 - $66,045
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

Job Description for Critical Care Paramedic

Critical care paramedics are often the first personnel to respond to life-threatening emergencies and must provide initial treatment to ill or injured patients before taking them to a hospital. Patients typically receive high-quality care under the guidance of a referring or receiving medical doctor, and these paramedics must follow all emergency protocols and procedures and even provide emergency interventions such as CPR. They also attempt to stabilize injured victims prior to transporting them from the scene of the accident to a hospital, and an associate's degree and prior experience are often minimum requirements for this position.

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Critical Care Paramedic Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Critical Care Paramedic

Pay by Experience for a Critical Care Paramedic has a positive trend. An entry-level Critical Care Paramedic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 21 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Critical Care Paramedic with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Critical Care Paramedic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 21 salaries. A Critical Care Paramedic with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 12 salaries.

Critical Care Paramedic Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Critical Care Paramedic?

Critical Care Paramedic in Mesquite:
"Earn It."
Coming into the fire service or EMS you must work hard and earn your spot on the team. Too many rookies are coming in and think they deserve the same as the senior guys. The senior guys worked hard for what they have. You will be respected and work your way up the ladder faster if you don't think that you deserve to be at the top of the ladder.

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Key Stats for Critical Care Paramedic

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects Critical Care Paramedic Salaries

Late-Career
▲7%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 18%