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Paramedic in the United States

How much does a Paramedic earn in the United States? The average Paramedic salary in the United States is $42,383 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $38,057 and $48,299. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

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.

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