Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Flight Paramedic is $22.97
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 $22.48 based on 31 salaries. A mid-career Flight Paramedic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.38 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Flight Paramedic …Read more
What Do Flight Paramedics Do?
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 …Read more
- 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.