Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedics Salary Information in Montana

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,030
25th Percentile Wage
$24,310
50th Percentile Wage
$31,240
75th Percentile Wage
$39,420
90th Percentile Wage
$48,940

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $48,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,030.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.11
25th Percentile Wage
$11.69
50th Percentile Wage
$15.02
75th Percentile Wage
$18.95
90th Percentile Wage
$23.53

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $23.53. The median hourly salary is $15.02. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.11.

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
201631,2406.98%14.37%
201529,0603.37%-
201428,0807.91%-
201325,860-3.44%-
201226,750--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in some Montana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in state of Montana ranges from $26,680 to $41,620. The highest paying area for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Montana is Billings with a median annual salary of $41,620. The second highest paying city/area in Montana State is Missoula (mean annual salary $32,980). The lowest paying area is Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $26,680.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Billings
$41,620
Missoula
$32,980
Central Montana nonmetropolitan area
$31,930
Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$29,140
Western Montana nonmetropolitan area
$29,100
Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$26,680



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