Paramedics are the most highly qualified emergency medical technicians, and they earn more money due to their advanced skills.
Total Pay $31,608 – $48,339. It combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job.
The median annual base salary for paramedics is $38,500, compared to a median salary of $28,700 for non-paramedic EMTs.
Ambulance Service: $13.61 – $19.27
Emergency Medical Services: $13.61 – $19.27
Healthcare: $14.10 – $19.93
Hospital: $14.42 – $20.41
Medical Services $14.21 – $20.21
Those in emergency medical services who are part of fire or police departments receive the same benefits as firefighters or police officers. For example, many are covered by pension plans that provide retirement at half pay after 20 or 25 years of service or if the worker is disabled in the line of duty