Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedics Salary Information in New Jersey

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,800
25th Percentile Wage
$28,220
50th Percentile Wage
$32,920
75th Percentile Wage
$44,770
90th Percentile Wage
$59,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $59,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $32,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,800.

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
$32,920
1.64% 4.53%
2016
$32,380
5.62% -
2015
$30,560
-0.23% -
2014
$30,630
0.46% -
2013
$30,490
-3.08% -
2012
$31,430
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in state of New Jersey ranges from $29,040 to $44,930. The highest paying area for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in New Jersey is Trenton-Ewing with a median annual salary of $44,930. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Wilmington (mean annual salary $37,850). The lowest paying area is Ocean City with a median annual salary of $29,040.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Trenton-Ewing
$44,930
Wilmington
$37,850
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton
$32,810
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$31,000
Camden
$30,310
Edison-New Brunswick
$29,890
Ocean City
$29,040




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