Paramedic earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Paramedic salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Washington $72,850
District of Columbia $57,040
Hawaii $50,688
Maryland $44,680
Alaska $43,602
Connecticut $45,980
Minnesota $42,460
New York $41,537
Idaho $37,960
Texas $39,589
Oregon $41,440
Massachusetts $38,050
Delaware $37,490
Louisiana $36,930
Illinois $35,261
Colorado $38,300
Rhode Island $38,190
California $32,050
Florida $35,790
New Hampshire $36,870
North Dakota $32,680
New Jersey $32,520
Iowa $34,439
Tennessee $34,090
Pennsylvania $33,980
Nevada $32,160
North Carolina $35,280
Arizona $34,287
New Mexico $33,990
Virginia $33,930
Wisconsin $32,640
South Carolina $32,300
Missouri $32,090
Vermont $32,580
Maine $33,720
Wyoming $33,340
Alabama $32,001
Georgia $32,570
Utah $30,550
Michigan $32,720
Mississippi $32,050
Kansas $30,624
Nebraska $31,560
Indiana $31,228
Montana $28,700
Oklahoma $30,480
South Dakota $30,360
Ohio $30,200
Arkansas $30,099
Kentucky $29,634
West Virginia $28,570
Puerto Rico $20,030

How do paramedic salaries compare to similar careers?

Paramedics earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than medical appliance technicians but more than medical and clinical laboratory technicians.

Career Median Salary
Medical appliance technician salary $39K
Mental health counselor salary $36K
Endoscopy technician salary $38K
Ophthalmic medical technician salary $37K
Medical transcriptionist salary $35K
Paramedic salary $35K
Optician salary $34K
Dental assistant salary $33K
Veterinary technologist salary $32K
Medical and clinical laboratory technician salary $31K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)