How much does a Paramedic make? The median annual Paramedic salary is $40,795, as of September 27, 2017, with a range usually between $36,633-$46,492, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Paramedic in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Paramedic in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Paramedic in the United States is $40,795, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Paramedic in the United States are expected to make less than $40,795.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 27, 2017
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Paramedic that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Paramedic are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2017
Provides advanced life support care to patients who are ill and/or injured. Transports and transfers patients and assesses the extent of an illness or injury to establish and prioritize medical procedures to follow. Applies artificial respiration or administers oxygen in cases of suffocation and asphyxiation, dispenses antiseptic solution to prevent infection, starts and administers intravenous fluids, and performs other emergency medical procedures during the ambulance ride. Requires a high school diploma, registered with the EMT National Registry, licensed by State EMS Authority,. Must be CPR certified. Typically reports to manager. Years of experience may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. View full job description