Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedics Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

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

Average Annual Salary of Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,490
25th Percentile Wage
$24,850
50th Percentile Wage
$29,780
75th Percentile Wage
$38,850
90th Percentile Wage
$52,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation. 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 $52,700. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $29,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid emergency medical technicians and paramedics is $21,490.

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 arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201629,780-0.60%5.47%
201529,960-1.00%-
201430,260-0.99%-
201330,5607.89%-
201228,150--

Compare Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedics Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in seven industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation 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 promoters of performing arts, sports, and similar events industry with an annual salary $42,510. The lowest paying industry is the spectator sports industry (annual salary $28,560). For detailed emergency medical technician and paramedics salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$42,510
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$30,370
Gambling Industries
$30,190
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$29,450
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$29,010
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$28,900
Spectator Sports
$28,560

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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