Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedics Salary Information in Missouri

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,770
25th Percentile Wage
$25,140
50th Percentile Wage
$32,170
75th Percentile Wage
$39,760
90th Percentile Wage
$50,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $50,470. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $32,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,770.

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
$32,170
3.08% 5.28%
2016
$31,180
-2.18% -
2015
$31,860
3.11% -
2014
$30,870
-3.34% -
2013
$31,900
4.48% -
2012
$30,470
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in state of Missouri ranges from $22,050 to $35,490. The highest paying area for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Missouri is Kansas City with a median annual salary of $35,490. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Cape Girardeau-Jackson (mean annual salary $34,360). The lowest paying area is North Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $22,050.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kansas City
$35,490
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$34,360
St Louis
$33,330
Columbia
$32,550
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$31,040
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$29,890
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$29,470
St Joseph
$29,230
Joplin
$28,230
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$27,050
Springfield
$25,910
Jefferson City
$23,000
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$22,050




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