Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedics Salary Information in Colorado

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,170
25th Percentile Wage
$29,710
50th Percentile Wage
$37,650
75th Percentile Wage
$51,480
90th Percentile Wage
$69,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $69,400. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,170.

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
$37,650
0.00% 5.18%
2016
$37,650
3.59% -
2015
$36,300
2.62% -
2014
$35,350
0.82% -
2013
$35,060
-1.83% -
2012
$35,700
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in state of Colorado ranges from $19,950 to $42,870. The highest paying area for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Colorado is Pueblo with a median annual salary of $42,870. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield (mean annual salary $42,420). The lowest paying area is West Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $19,950.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Pueblo
$42,870
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$42,420
Greeley
$41,090
Fort Collins-Loveland
$40,180
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$36,750
Boulder
$34,440
Grand Junction
$34,200
Colorado Springs
$31,000
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$28,730
Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$24,990
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$19,950




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