Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedics Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of emergency medical technicians and paramedics amongst Michigan areas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,520
25th Percentile Wage
$22,930
50th Percentile Wage
$29,800
75th Percentile Wage
$37,140
90th Percentile Wage
$45,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $45,520. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $29,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,520.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.38
25th Percentile Wage
$11.02
50th Percentile Wage
$14.33
75th Percentile Wage
$17.86
90th Percentile Wage
$21.89

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $21.89. The median hourly salary is $14.33. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.38.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201629,8000.50%2.05%
201529,650-1.92%-
201430,2200.89%-
201329,9502.54%-
201229,190--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in state of Michigan ranges from $24,050 to $35,060. The highest paying area for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Michigan is Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $35,060. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Battle Creek (mean annual salary $34,010). The lowest paying area is Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $24,050.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$35,060
Battle Creek
$34,010
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$33,180
South Bend-Mishawaka
$33,030
Lansing-East Lansing
$32,110
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$31,880
Ann Arbor
$31,550
Flint
$31,080
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$30,320
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$29,570
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$28,080
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$27,290
Niles-Benton Harbor
$27,010
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$24,100
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$24,050


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