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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,480
25th Percentile Wage
$24,160
50th Percentile Wage
$31,650
75th Percentile Wage
$38,560
90th Percentile Wage
$46,780

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 $46,780. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,480.

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
$31,650
5.85% 7.77%
2016
$29,800
0.50% -
2015
$29,650
-1.92% -
2014
$30,220
0.89% -
2013
$29,950
2.54% -
2012
$29,190
- -

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 $24,100 to $37,670. The highest paying area for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Michigan is Kalamazoo-Portage with a median annual salary of $37,670. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Grand Rapids-Wyoming (mean annual salary $34,340). The lowest paying area is Saginaw-Saginaw Township North with a median annual salary of $24,100.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kalamazoo-Portage
$37,670
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$34,340
Battle Creek
$34,010
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$33,680
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$33,150
South Bend-Mishawaka
$33,030
Lansing-East Lansing
$32,320
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$31,880
Ann Arbor
$31,320
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$30,660
Niles-Benton Harbor
$30,400
Muskegon-Norton Shores
$29,240
Flint
$28,930
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$27,970
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$26,840
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$26,340
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$24,100




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