Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedics Salary in Sector of Accommodation and Food Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,150
25th Percentile Wage
$27,570
50th Percentile Wage
$32,280
75th Percentile Wage
$38,200
90th Percentile Wage
$45,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in the industry sector of accommodation and food 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 $45,430. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $32,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid emergency medical technicians and paramedics is $24,150.

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 accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$32,280
2.60% 13.41%
2016
$31,440
2.96% -
2015
$30,510
1.18% -
2014
$30,150
6.77% -
2013
$28,110
0.57% -
2012
$27,950
- -

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

The average salaries of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in three industries in the accommodation and food 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 accommodation industry with an annual salary $32,280. The lowest paying industry is the traveler accommodation industry (annual salary $31,770). For detailed emergency medical technician and paramedics salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Accommodation
$32,280
Casino Hotels
$31,840
Traveler Accommodation
$31,770

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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