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 among 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics in Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,270
25th Percentile Wage
$24,080
50th Percentile Wage
$35,140
75th Percentile Wage
$46,790
90th Percentile Wage
$58,140

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 $58,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,270.

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
$35,140
10.16% 21.46%
2016
$31,570
-7.22% -
2015
$33,850
10.93% -
2014
$30,150
8.49% -
2013
$27,590
-0.04% -
2012
$27,600
- -

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 $19,970 to $43,400. The highest paying area for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Mississippi is Gulfport-Biloxi with a median annual salary of $43,400. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Pascagoula (mean annual salary $39,710). The lowest paying area is Hattiesburg with a median annual salary of $19,970.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gulfport-Biloxi
$43,400
Pascagoula
$39,710
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$36,950
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$33,690
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$31,290
Jackson
$30,950
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$30,150
Hattiesburg
$19,970




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