Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedics Salary Information in Nebraska

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,610
25th Percentile Wage
$24,670
50th Percentile Wage
$30,690
75th Percentile Wage
$37,030
90th Percentile Wage
$43,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Nebraska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $43,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $30,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,610.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.39
25th Percentile Wage
$11.86
50th Percentile Wage
$14.75
75th Percentile Wage
$17.80
90th Percentile Wage
$20.84

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Nebraska in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $20.84. The median hourly salary is $14.75. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.39.

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
201630,690-3.84%-8.73%
201531,870-0.41%-
201432,000-1.56%-
201332,500-2.68%-
201233,370--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in some Nebraska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in state of Nebraska ranges from $27,580 to $33,690. The highest paying area for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Nebraska is Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $33,690. The second highest paying city/area in Nebraska State is Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $33,540). The lowest paying area is Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $27,580.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$33,690
Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$33,540
Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$32,020
Omaha-Council Bluffs
$30,430
Lincoln
$30,190
Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$27,580



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