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What is the average salary for Paramedics in the United States?

Paramedics earn an average hourly wage of $16.88. Hourly wages typically start from $9.95 and go up to $26.29. Paramedics earn an average salary of $35,110 per year. Salaries typically start from $20,690 and go up to $54,690.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Paramedics in the United States earn:

$26.29 an hour $54,690 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Paramedics in the United States earn:

$20.09 an hour $41,780 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Paramedics in the United States earn:

$15.24 an hour $31,700 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Paramedics in the United States earn:

$12.10 an hour $25,170 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Paramedics in the United States earn:

$9.95 an hour $20,690 per year

Historical salary for Paramedics in the United States

Paramedic salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Paramedic Salary in Washington $27.81 $57,850 # 1
Paramedic Salary in District of Columbia $27.11 $56,390 # 2
Paramedic Salary in Hawaii $23.55 $48,970 # 3
Paramedic Salary in Illinois $22.87 $47,580 # 4
Paramedic Salary in Alaska $22.32 $46,430 # 5
Paramedic Salary in Nevada $21.10 $43,890 # 6
Paramedic Salary in Connecticut $20.38 $42,390 # 7
Paramedic Salary in Rhode Island $19.85 $41,280 # 8
Paramedic Salary in Massachusetts $19.18 $39,890 # 9
Paramedic Salary in New York $19.13 $39,780 # 10
Paramedic Salary in Maryland $19.02 $39,550 # 11
Paramedic Salary in Colorado $18.84 $39,180 # 12
Paramedic Salary in Minnesota $18.80 $39,110 # 13
Paramedic Salary in Oregon $18.25 $37,960 # 14
Paramedic Salary in Delaware $17.77 $36,960 # 15
Paramedic Salary in New Hampshire $17.33 $36,040 # 16
Paramedic Salary in Louisiana $17.24 $35,850 # 17
Paramedic Salary in California $17.17 $35,720 # 18
Paramedic Salary in New Jersey $16.99 $35,340 # 19
Paramedic Salary in Arizona $16.94 $35,240 # 20
Paramedic Salary in Texas $16.84 $35,020 # 21
Paramedic Salary in New Mexico $16.80 $34,950 # 22
Paramedic Salary in Utah $16.48 $34,270 # 23
Paramedic Salary in Missouri $16.11 $33,520 # 24
Paramedic Salary in Iowa $16.04 $33,370 # 25
Paramedic Salary in Tennessee $15.85 $32,970 # 26
Paramedic Salary in Maine $15.69 $32,630 # 27
Paramedic Salary in North Carolina $15.69 $32,630 # 28
Paramedic Salary in Nebraska $15.63 $32,520 # 29
Paramedic Salary in Wyoming $15.63 $32,500 # 30
Paramedic Salary in Mississippi $15.48 $32,210 # 31
Paramedic Salary in Florida $15.46 $32,150 # 32
Paramedic Salary in Virginia $15.46 $32,150 # 33
Paramedic Salary in Pennsylvania $15.32 $31,870 # 34
Paramedic Salary in Georgia $15.24 $31,690 # 35
Paramedic Salary in Idaho $15.19 $31,600 # 36
Paramedic Salary in South Carolina $15.08 $31,370 # 37
Paramedic Salary in Michigan $15.01 $31,220 # 38
Paramedic Salary in Indiana $14.83 $30,850 # 39
Paramedic Salary in Vermont $14.79 $30,770 # 40
Paramedic Salary in Ohio $14.74 $30,660 # 41
Paramedic Salary in Oklahoma $14.59 $30,340 # 42
Paramedic Salary in Arkansas $14.48 $30,130 # 43
Paramedic Salary in Alabama $14.26 $29,670 # 44
Paramedic Salary in Montana $14.23 $29,590 # 45
Paramedic Salary in Kentucky $14.13 $29,390 # 46
Paramedic Salary in Kansas $14.09 $29,310 # 47
Paramedic Salary in North Dakota $14.01 $29,130 # 48
Paramedic Salary in Wisconsin $13.89 $28,900 # 49
Paramedic Salary in South Dakota $13.72 $28,550 # 50
Paramedic Salary in West Virginia $13.15 $27,350 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics