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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
$25,550
25th Percentile Wage
$31,150
50th Percentile Wage
$38,160
75th Percentile Wage
$54,540
90th Percentile Wage
$70,610

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 $70,610. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $38,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid emergency medical technicians and paramedics is $25,550.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart 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 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201638,160-2.12%26.65%
201538,97024.33%-
201429,4903.29%-
201328,5201.86%-
201227,990--

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 three 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 accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, and payroll services industry with an annual salary $43,610. The lowest paying industry is the management, scientific, and technical consulting services industry (annual salary $35,890). For detailed emergency medical technician and paramedics salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$43,610
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$38,160
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$35,890

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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