Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedics Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of emergency medical technicians and paramedics among Alabama metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,080
25th Percentile Wage
$23,980
50th Percentile Wage
$29,470
75th Percentile Wage
$35,330
90th Percentile Wage
$39,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $39,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $29,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,080.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$29,470
6.79% 13.40%
2016
$27,470
2.37% -
2015
$26,820
3.09% -
2014
$25,990
-1.54% -
2013
$26,390
3.30% -
2012
$25,520
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in state of Alabama ranges from $24,480 to $33,110. The highest paying area for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Alabama is Gadsden with a median annual salary of $33,110. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Decatur (mean annual salary $32,480). The lowest paying area is Florence-Muscle Shoals with a median annual salary of $24,480.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gadsden
$33,110
Decatur
$32,480
Montgomery
$31,720
Dothan
$31,670
Birmingham-Hoover
$31,100
Huntsville
$30,580
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$29,860
Mobile
$29,820
Anniston-Oxford
$29,260
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$28,010
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$27,690
Tuscaloosa
$26,900
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$24,860
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$24,480




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