What is the average salary for a Paramedic?

Annual / Hourly

The average salary of a Paramedic is $34,870. Salaries start from $20,420 and go up to $54,710. Please note that the average salary for a Paramedic may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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Highest

The top 10% of Paramedics in United States earn:

$54,710
Senior

The top 25% of Paramedics in United States earn:

$41,470
Experienced

The middle 50% of Paramedics in United States earn:

$31,270
Junior

The bottom 25% of Paramedics in United States earn:

$24,800
Starting

The bottom 10% of Paramedics in United States earn:

$20,420

Historical salary

Paramedic salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Paramedic Salary in Washington 56,890 1
Paramedic Salary in District of Columbia 55,440 2
Paramedic Salary in Illinois 49,340 3
Paramedic Salary in Alaska 48,290 4
Paramedic Salary in Nevada 43,330 5
Paramedic Salary in Maryland 42,450 6
Paramedic Salary in Connecticut 41,750 7
Paramedic Salary in New York 39,570 8
Paramedic Salary in Colorado 39,470 9
Paramedic Salary in Rhode Island 39,030 10
Paramedic Salary in Massachusetts 38,960 11
Paramedic Salary in Oregon 37,250 12
Paramedic Salary in Minnesota 37,090 13
Paramedic Salary in Louisiana 36,910 14
Paramedic Salary in Delaware 36,660 15
Paramedic Salary in New Mexico 36,240 16
Paramedic Salary in New Hampshire 35,920 17
Paramedic Salary in California 35,310 18
Paramedic Salary in New Jersey 35,160 19
Paramedic Salary in Missouri 34,910 20
Paramedic Salary in United States 34,870 21
Paramedic Salary in Utah 34,180 22
Paramedic Salary in Texas 33,450 23
Paramedic Salary in Arizona 33,230 24
Paramedic Salary in Iowa 33,040 25
Paramedic Salary in Nebraska 32,830 26
Paramedic Salary in Pennsylvania 32,150 27
Paramedic Salary in Florida 32,100 28
Paramedic Salary in North Carolina 31,980 29
Paramedic Salary in Tennessee 31,850 30
Paramedic Salary in Maine 31,790 31
Paramedic Salary in Virginia 31,610 32
Paramedic Salary in Wyoming 31,430 33
Paramedic Salary in South Carolina 31,390 34
Paramedic Salary in Idaho 31,040 35
Paramedic Salary in Michigan 30,840 36
Paramedic Salary in Georgia 30,670 37
Paramedic Salary in Oklahoma 30,650 38
Paramedic Salary in Vermont 30,400 39
Paramedic Salary in Indiana 30,320 40
Paramedic Salary in Arkansas 30,060 41
Paramedic Salary in Kentucky 29,890 42
Paramedic Salary in Ohio 29,630 43
Paramedic Salary in Alabama 29,380 44
Paramedic Salary in Wisconsin 29,240 45
Paramedic Salary in Mississippi 29,110 46
Paramedic Salary in South Dakota 28,560 47
Paramedic Salary in Kansas 28,060 48
Paramedic Salary in Montana 28,010 49
Paramedic Salary in West Virginia 26,360 50
Paramedic Salary in North Dakota 26,130 51
Paramedic Salary in Puerto Rico 20,890 52

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics