National » Healthcare Practitioners and Technical » Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics » Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedics Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare emergency medical technician and paramedics salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,420
25th Percentile Wage
$32,590
50th Percentile Wage
$41,420
75th Percentile Wage
$58,400
90th Percentile Wage
$75,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) emergency medical technicians and paramedics is $75,390. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $41,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid emergency medical technicians and paramedics is $26,420.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$41,420
7.87% 32.42%
2016
$38,160
-2.12% -
2015
$38,970
24.33% -
2014
$29,490
3.29% -
2013
$28,520
1.86% -
2012
$27,990
- -

Compare Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedics Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in six industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for emergency medical technician and paramedics occupations is the architectural, engineering, and related services industry with an annual salary $49,710. The lowest paying industry is the management, scientific, and technical consulting services industry (annual salary $39,020). For detailed emergency medical technician and paramedics salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$49,710
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$43,610
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$41,420
Scientific Research and Development Services
$41,320
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$41,320
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$39,020

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




Related:

Highest paying cities for emergency medical technicians and paramedics

Highest paying industries for emergency medical technicians and paramedics.