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Average Flight Paramedic Hourly Pay

$22.31
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$1,500
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The average hourly pay for a Flight Paramedic is $22.31.
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$18.75
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$22.31
90%
$29.82
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What Do Flight Paramedics Do?

Flight Paramedic Tasks
  • Administer pre-hospital complex first-aid treatment and life-support care from initial contact until the patient is relinquished to a medical facility.
  • Maintain medical and communication equipment, and replenish first-aid equipment and supplies.
  • Assist in pre-mission liftoff checklists, and provide radio, navigational, or visual support for the pilot as needed.
  • Attend pre-mission briefings and post-mission debriefings, and ensure all necessary documentation is completed.

Job Satisfaction for Flight Paramedic

4.1 out of 5
(26)
Highly Satisfied
1Review

Popular Employer Salaries for Flight Paramedic

The top respondents for the job title Flight Paramedic are from the companies Air Methods Corporation, Air-Evac Lifeteam and Air-Evac Lifeteam. Reported salaries are highest at Air Methods Corporation where the average pay is $21.56. Air-Evac Lifeteam pays the lowest at around $21.03.

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What Are Popular Skills for Flight Paramedics?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Flight Paramedics?

An early career Flight Paramedic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $20.64 based on 32 salaries. A mid-career Flight Paramedic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.88 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Flight Paramedic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.90 based on 54 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Flight Paramedic in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 32.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (0.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 153 survey responses.
Early Career
20.9%
Mid Career
23.5%
Experienced
35.3%
Late Career
20.3%