Paramedic earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Paramedic salary by state

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

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)