Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedics Salary Information in Arizona

The average annual and hourly salaries for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in the state of Arizona are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of emergency medical technicians and paramedics among Arizona cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,060
25th Percentile Wage
$27,900
50th Percentile Wage
$32,260
75th Percentile Wage
$42,560
90th Percentile Wage
$48,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $48,860. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $32,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,060.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.57
25th Percentile Wage
$13.42
50th Percentile Wage
$15.51
75th Percentile Wage
$20.46
90th Percentile Wage
$23.49

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $23.49. The median hourly salary is $15.51. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.57.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201632,260-3.72%9.98%
201533,4607.23%-
201431,040-1.06%-
201331,3707.43%-
201229,040--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in some Arizona cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in state of Arizona ranges from $28,320 to $43,600. The highest paying area for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Arizona is Tucson with a median annual salary of $43,600. The second highest paying city/area in Arizona State is Lake Havasu City-Kingman (mean annual salary $36,290). The lowest paying area is Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $28,320.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Tucson
$43,600
Lake Havasu City-Kingman
$36,290
Flagstaff
$31,910
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$31,730
North Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$31,260
Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$28,320


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