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

How do paramedic salaries compare to similar careers?

Paramedics earn 8% less than similar careers in District of Columbia. On average, they make less than respiratory therapists but more than neurodiagnostic technologists.

Career Median Salary
Respiratory therapist salary $76K
Radiologic technologist salary $78K
Healthcare social worker salary $71K
Community health worker salary $57K
Surgical technologist salary $59K
Paramedic salary $57K
Occupational therapist assistant salary $58K
Surgical assistant salary $48K
Ophthalmic medical technologist salary $48K
Neurodiagnostic technologist salary $48K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)