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Alternate Job Titles: Paramedic, EMT-Paramedic, EMT

What is the average annual salary for Paramedic?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Paramedic may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. 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.

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 $39,953 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Paramedic in the United States are expected to make less than $39,953.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $39,953
  • 10%$31,784
  • 25%$35,677
  • 75%$45,515
  • 90%$50,579

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Job Description for Paramedic

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, and 2-4 years of related experience. Must be CPR certified. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Typically reports to manager. View Paramedic job description

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Industries:  Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare

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