The average hourly pay for a Flight Paramedic is $21.52.
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Job Description for Flight Paramedic
Flight paramedics are medical workers responsible for treatment of patients while in transit via aircraft. This often involves meeting a patient via plane, taking the patient onboard, and trying to keep the patient in a stable condition while the plane transports them to a medical facility. They often are accompanied by another medical professional, such as a physician or registered nurse. Flight paramedics are trained as emergency medical technicians and undertake many similar duties to other…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Flight Paramedic
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Skills in Critical Care, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Emergency/Trauma and Pediatrics are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Flight Paramedic
An early career Flight Paramedic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.86 based on 41 salaries. A mid-career Flight Paramedic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.48 based on 49 salaries. An experienced Flight Paramedic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.18 based on 51 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
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