Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedics Salary Information in Georgia

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,010
25th Percentile Wage
$26,220
50th Percentile Wage
$31,020
75th Percentile Wage
$38,490
90th Percentile Wage
$47,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $47,580. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,010.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.58
25th Percentile Wage
$12.61
50th Percentile Wage
$14.91
75th Percentile Wage
$18.51
90th Percentile Wage
$22.88

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $22.88. The median hourly salary is $14.91. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.58.

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
201631,0201.32%6.93%
201530,6103.50%-
201429,5402.98%-
201328,660-0.73%-
201228,870--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in state of Georgia ranges from $25,380 to $41,710. The highest paying area for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Georgia is Columbus with a median annual salary of $41,710. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Savannah (mean annual salary $35,330). The lowest paying area is Macon with a median annual salary of $25,380.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbus
$41,710
Savannah
$35,330
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$33,410
Gainesville
$32,930
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$30,050
Albany
$28,450
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$28,410
Brunswick
$28,230
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$28,090
Athens-Clarke County
$28,060
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$27,490
Macon
$25,380


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