Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedics Salary Information in New York

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,780
25th Percentile Wage
$31,000
50th Percentile Wage
$40,260
75th Percentile Wage
$50,840
90th Percentile Wage
$62,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $62,470. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $40,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,780.

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
$40,260
1.32% 6.06%
2016
$39,730
6.62% -
2015
$37,100
-0.54% -
2014
$37,300
-1.45% -
2013
$37,840
0.05% -
2012
$37,820
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in state of New York ranges from $30,430 to $46,490. The highest paying area for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in New York is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $46,490. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $41,390). The lowest paying area is Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown with a median annual salary of $30,430.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$46,490
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$41,390
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$40,220
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$39,870
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$39,100
Kingston
$35,810
Binghamton
$34,830
Elmira
$34,450
Rochester
$34,160
Syracuse
$34,080
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$34,010
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$33,440
Glens Falls
$33,160
Utica-Rome
$32,300
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$31,840
Ithaca
$30,850
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$30,550
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$30,430




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