Your degree doesn’t dictate your future salary, but it is a strong indicator.

After graduation, emergency medical technology (emt paramedic) graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $69,460, while the bottom 20% make closer to $36,237. The median grad salary is $50,170.

Emergency Medical Technology (EMT Paramedic) graduate salaries over time

The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in emergency medical technology (emt paramedic) is $45,012, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $50,859.

This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:

Wage ($USD)

Wage Range Median Wage

Years of work experience

Highest paying jobs for emergency medical technology (emt paramedic) graduates

The highest paying career for emergency medical technology (emt paramedic) graduates is paramedic, with top salaries averaging around $36,867.

Highest Paying Careers

Avg Pay (USD)

As per most recent US census

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