Average Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic Hourly Pay

$13.52
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The average hourly pay for an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic is $13.52.
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$10.05
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$13.52
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$19.22
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MEDIAN $13.52
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $19
Bonus
$51 - $4,041
Total Pay
$21,493 - $48,828

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Job Description for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic

Job Satisfaction for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic

3.7 out of 5
(107)
Highly Satisfied
4Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic

The top respondents for the job title Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic are from the companies American Medical Response, AMR Corp and Alert Ambulance. Reported salaries are highest at Alert Ambulance where the average pay is $14.24. American Medical Response pays the lowest at around $13.23.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic
Registered Nurse (RN)
Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic

Skills in Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Emergency Response, Emergency/Trauma, Critical Care and Transport are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic

An entry-level Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.38 based on 134 salaries. An early career Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.88 based on 514 salaries. A mid-career Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.65 based on 200 salaries. An experienced Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.53 based on 148 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.
Employees with Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 18.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Baltimore, Maryland (18.3% more) and New York, New York (9.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Detroit, Michigan (8.0% less) and Los Angeles, California (4.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,077 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.4%
Early Career
47.7%
Mid Career
18.6%
Experienced
13.7%
Late Career
7.5%