Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedics Salary Information in Arkansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in the state of Arkansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of emergency medical technicians and paramedics among Arkansas 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 Arkansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,660
25th Percentile Wage
$20,880
50th Percentile Wage
$27,220
75th Percentile Wage
$36,120
90th Percentile Wage
$46,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $46,830. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $27,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,660.

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
$27,220
2.35% 1.21%
2016
$26,580
-1.20% -
2015
$26,900
-0.41% -
2014
$27,010
-0.11% -
2013
$27,040
0.55% -
2012
$26,890
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in some Arkansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in state of Arkansas ranges from $21,330 to $43,630. The highest paying area for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Arkansas is Jonesboro with a median annual salary of $43,630. The second highest paying city/area in Arkansas State is Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway (mean annual salary $28,880). The lowest paying area is Pine Bluff with a median annual salary of $21,330.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Jonesboro
$43,630
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$28,880
West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$26,050
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$25,990
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$23,190
Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$22,670
Pine Bluff
$21,330




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