Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedics Salary Information in Mississippi

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,520
25th Percentile Wage
$23,000
50th Percentile Wage
$31,570
75th Percentile Wage
$44,870
90th Percentile Wage
$56,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $56,030. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,520.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.38
25th Percentile Wage
$11.06
50th Percentile Wage
$15.18
75th Percentile Wage
$21.57
90th Percentile Wage
$26.94

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $26.94. The median hourly salary is $15.18. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.38.

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
201631,570-7.22%12.58%
201533,85010.93%-
201430,1508.49%-
201327,590-0.04%-
201227,600--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in state of Mississippi ranges from $27,830 to $39,710. The highest paying area for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Mississippi is Pascagoula with a median annual salary of $39,710. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Gulfport-Biloxi (mean annual salary $39,150). The lowest paying area is Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $27,830.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Pascagoula
$39,710
Gulfport-Biloxi
$39,150
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$37,300
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$29,680
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$29,040
Jackson
$27,970
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$27,830



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