Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedics Salary Information in Minnesota

The average annual and hourly salaries for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in the state of Minnesota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of emergency medical technicians and paramedics amongst Minnesota 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 Minnesota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,990
25th Percentile Wage
$28,500
50th Percentile Wage
$36,560
75th Percentile Wage
$47,160
90th Percentile Wage
$60,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $60,710. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,990.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.61
25th Percentile Wage
$13.70
50th Percentile Wage
$17.57
75th Percentile Wage
$22.67
90th Percentile Wage
$29.19

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $29.19. The median hourly salary is $17.57. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.61.

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
201636,5602.49%8.97%
201535,650-1.74%-
201436,2705.60%-
201334,2402.80%-
201233,280--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in some Minnesota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in state of Minnesota ranges from $28,180 to $36,390. The highest paying area for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Minnesota is Rochester with a median annual salary of $36,390. The second highest paying city/area in Minnesota State is Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $35,650). The lowest paying area is Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $28,180.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rochester
$36,390
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$35,650
Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$33,610
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$30,520
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$28,180



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