Average Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic Hourly Pay

$13.57
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The average hourly pay for an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic is $13.57.
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $19
Bonus
$14 - $4,027
Total Pay
$21,942 - $49,136

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Job Satisfaction for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic

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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 $13.29.

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Popular Skills for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic

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

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 $12.41 based on 120 salaries. An early career Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.92 based on 476 salaries. A mid-career Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.74 based on 182 salaries. An experienced Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.69 based on 131 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 25.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Baltimore, Maryland (17.9% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (6.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (5.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 985 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.2%
Early Career
48.3%
Mid Career
18.5%
Experienced
13.3%
Late Career
7.7%