Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedics Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,680
25th Percentile Wage
$28,500
50th Percentile Wage
$36,670
75th Percentile Wage
$47,210
90th Percentile Wage
$58,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in the industry sector of educational 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 $58,960. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $36,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid emergency medical technicians and paramedics is $22,680.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$36,670
-19.91% -8.37%
2016
$43,970
4.32% -
2015
$42,070
7.56% -
2014
$38,890
2.91% -
2013
$37,760
-5.24% -
2012
$39,740
- -

Compare Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedics Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in 15 industries in the educational 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 colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry with an annual salary $47,030. The lowest paying industry is the other schools and instruction - privately owned industry (annual salary $30,730). For detailed emergency medical technician and paramedics salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$47,030
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$46,990
Technical and Trade Schools
$46,690
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$40,670
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$37,980
Educational Services - State government owned
$37,950
Educational Services - Local government owned
$36,990
Educational Services
$36,670
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$35,720
Educational Services - Privately owned
$35,550
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$35,130
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$32,740
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$32,740
Other Schools and Instruction
$30,730
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$30,730

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




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