Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedics Salary Information in Florida

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,780
25th Percentile Wage
$25,670
50th Percentile Wage
$31,570
75th Percentile Wage
$38,320
90th Percentile Wage
$48,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $48,910. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,780.

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
$31,570
4.75% 3.86%
2016
$30,070
1.93% -
2015
$29,490
-2.98% -
2014
$30,370
0.49% -
2013
$30,220
-0.43% -
2012
$30,350
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in state of Florida ranges from $22,920 to $49,820. The highest paying area for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Florida is Naples-Marco Island with a median annual salary of $49,820. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Punta Gorda (mean annual salary $40,630). The lowest paying area is Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $22,920.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Naples-Marco Island
$49,820
Punta Gorda
$40,630
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$37,280
Gainesville
$37,120
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$35,110
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$34,180
Ocala
$34,070
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$33,810
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$33,540
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$32,650
Jacksonville
$32,110
Tallahassee
$32,010
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$31,840
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$31,540
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$30,920
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$30,300
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$29,770
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$29,690
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$29,050
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$28,940
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$28,520
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$27,990
Port St Lucie
$27,590
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$25,190
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$22,920




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