Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedics Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of emergency medical technicians and paramedics among Massachusetts cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,790
25th Percentile Wage
$30,210
50th Percentile Wage
$36,830
75th Percentile Wage
$46,970
90th Percentile Wage
$58,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $58,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,790.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$36,830
-0.79% -2.58%
2016
$37,120
-1.54% -
2015
$37,690
-0.56% -
2014
$37,900
2.03% -
2013
$37,130
-1.75% -
2012
$37,780
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics in Massachusetts Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in state of Massachusetts ranges from $31,960 to $59,860. The highest paying area for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Massachusetts is Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $59,860. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Peabody (mean annual salary $53,760). The lowest paying area is Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $31,960.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area
$59,860
Peabody
$53,760
Framingham
$48,150
Barnstable Town
$46,070
New Bedford
$40,440
Springfield
$38,160
Worcester
$37,890
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$36,280
Pittsfield
$36,240
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$34,970
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$33,890
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$32,790
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$31,960




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