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 cities 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 Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,870
25th Percentile Wage
$24,460
50th Percentile Wage
$31,180
75th Percentile Wage
$39,220
90th Percentile Wage
$50,720

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 $50,720. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,870.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.02
25th Percentile Wage
$11.76
50th Percentile Wage
$14.99
75th Percentile Wage
$18.86
90th Percentile Wage
$24.39

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $24.39. The median hourly salary is $14.99. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.02.

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
201631,180-2.18%2.28%
201531,8603.11%-
201430,870-3.34%-
201331,9004.48%-
201230,470--

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 $24,420 to $36,540. The highest paying area for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Missouri is Kansas City with a median annual salary of $36,540. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is St Joseph (mean annual salary $36,420). The lowest paying area is North Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $24,420.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kansas City
$36,540
St Joseph
$36,420
Joplin
$35,100
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$33,470
St Louis
$33,120
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$30,840
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$30,420
Jefferson City
$28,010
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$26,010
Springfield
$25,990
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$25,980
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$24,420



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