Entry-Level Paramedic Salary

An average Entry-Level Paramedic can expect to take home roughly $15.84 per hour. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and more than half earn dental coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$29,369 - $56,567
$29K
$41K
$57K
MEDIAN: $40,745
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$12.30 - $20.41
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$16
$20
MEDIAN: $15.89
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$0$56K
Salary $29,369 - $56,567
Bonus $200.00 - $6,104
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,714 - $52,023
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 209
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $12.30 - $20.41
Hourly Tips $0.78
Overtime $17.56 - $31.08
Annual Data $0$52K
Bonus $200.00 - $6,104
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,714 - $52,023
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 634

Paramedic Job Listings

Paramedic Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Paramedic in 36867:
Pick a new career, ems is a dead end job at this time.

Paramedic in Newport Beach:
"Be prepared to see traumatic things as a paramedic,"
Stay alert and focused, True.

Paramedic in Richmond:
"Have excellent knowledge and Skills."
Have excellent critical thinking skills.

Paramedic in Hartsville:
"The Pay Is Not Very high."
Make sure you are doing the job for the right reason. Being a Paramedic is not going to make you rich.

Paramedic in Belton:
Make sure you have the head and the heart for EMS and never stop learning.

Key Stats for Paramedic

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 104 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
16%

Skills That Affect Paramedic Salaries

Critical Care
▲4%


National Average
$37,000

Paramedic
▼4%

ACLS
▼7%

Emergency/Trauma
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 104 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 19%