How much does a Paramedic make?

Updated May 5, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$44,396 /yr
Average Base Pay

2,787 salaries

$31K

Low

$44K

Average

$63K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Paramedic is $44,396 in United States. Filter by location to see Paramedic salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,787 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Paramedic employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Paramedic$44,396 /yr
L3
Emergency Medical Services ManagerNo Salary Reports
L4
Adjunct Paramedic$46,221 /yr
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Critical Care Paramedic

$48,063

per year

EMT

$31,265

per year

Field Paramedic

$46,510

per year

Firefighter Paramedic

$56,621

per year

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American Medical Response
3.1

American Medical Response

Paramedic - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $10 - $68
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$10

$68

$10 - $68 Range

Acadian Ambulance Service
3.5

Acadian Ambulance Service

Paramedic - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $14 - $30

$14

$30

$14 - $30 Range

City Ambulance Service
2.7

City Ambulance Service

Paramedic - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $10 - $43

$10

$43

$10 - $43 Range

Superior Ambulance
3.2

Superior Ambulance

Paramedic - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $13 - $32

$13

$32

$13 - $32 Range

American Medical Response
3.1

American Medical Response

Paramedic - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $28

$16

$28

$16 - $28 Range

Allegiance Mobile Health
2.9

Allegiance Mobile Health

Paramedic - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $15 - $22

$15

$22

$15 - $22 Range

CareFlite
3.4

CareFlite

Paramedic - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $17 - $30

$17

$30

$17 - $30 Range

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Rural Metro Fire
3

Rural Metro Fire

Paramedic - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $15 - $29

$15

$29

$15 - $29 Range

UCHealth
4.1

UCHealth

Paramedic

$47,188

 /yr
Range: $44K - $68K

$44K

$68K

$44,110 - $68,078 Range

Mobile Medical Response
3.3

Mobile Medical Response

Paramedic - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $14 - $30

$14

$30

$14 - $30 Range

Ambulnz
4

Ambulnz

Paramedic - Hourly

$26

 /hr
Range: $12 - $50

$12

$50

$12 - $50 Range

North Memorial Health
4

North Memorial Health

Paramedic - Hourly

$26

 /hr
Range: $22 - $35

$22

$35

$22 - $35 Range

Northwell Health
4.1

Northwell Health

Paramedic

$70,352

 /yr
Range: $64K - $78K

$64K

$78K

$63,726 - $77,962 Range

Denver Health and Hospital Authority
3.6

Denver Health and Hospital Authority

Paramedic - Hourly

$26

 /hr
Range: $22 - $37

$22

$37

$22 - $37 Range

US Army
3.9

US Army

Paramedic

$44,800

 /yr
Range: $27K - $103K

$27K

$103K

$26,757 - $102,924 Range

Grady Health System
3.7

Grady Health System

Paramedic - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $18 - $27

$18

$27

$18 - $27 Range

Life EMS Ambulance
3.5

Life EMS Ambulance

Paramedic - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $13 - $22

$13

$22

$13 - $22 Range

Paratech Ambulance Service
2.7

Paratech Ambulance Service

Paramedic - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $15 - $33

$15

$33

$15 - $33 Range

FDNY
3.8

FDNY

Paramedic

$65,136

 /yr
Range: $48K - $89K

$48K

$89K

$48,000 - $88,843 Range

PatientCare EMS Solutions
3

PatientCare EMS Solutions

Paramedic - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $16 - $49

$16

$49

$16 - $49 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Paramedic salaries

The average salary for a Paramedic is $44,396 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 2787 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Paramedic employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Paramedic in United States is $62,703 per year.

The lowest salary for a Paramedic in United States is $31,434 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent paramedic salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$56,000
per year
A Paramedic in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $56,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Government
$17
hourly
A Paramedic in the Homosassa Springs, FL Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Homosassa Springs, FL Area area
 
Full-time
Nonprofit Organization
$1,900
monthly
A Combat Medic in the Killeen, TX Area area reported making $1,900 per month
Job Highlights
Killeen, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$73,614
per year
A Firefighter/Paramedic in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $73,614 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Government
$24
hourly
A Paramedic in the Indianapolis, IN Area area reported making $24 per hour
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Indianapolis, IN Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$25
hourly
A Paramedic in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $25 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$21
hourly
A Critical Care Paramedic in the The Villages, FL Area area reported making $21 per hour
Additional Pay
$14k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
The Villages, FL Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$22
hourly
A Paramedic in the Roswell, NM Area area reported making $22 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Roswell, NM Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private