Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedics Salary Information in Ohio

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,700
25th Percentile Wage
$23,860
50th Percentile Wage
$29,350
75th Percentile Wage
$36,620
90th Percentile Wage
$46,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $46,400. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $29,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,700.

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
$29,350
1.91% 5.83%
2016
$28,790
-0.10% -
2015
$28,820
1.77% -
2014
$28,310
2.15% -
2013
$27,700
0.22% -
2012
$27,640
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in state of Ohio ranges from $23,130 to $34,710. The highest paying area for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Ohio is Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor with a median annual salary of $34,710. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Akron (mean annual salary $32,990). The lowest paying area is Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $23,130.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$34,710
Akron
$32,990
Cincinnati-Middletown
$32,310
Toledo
$31,340
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$29,780
Dayton
$29,490
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$28,770
Mansfield
$28,620
Columbus
$27,740
Springfield
$27,740
Canton-Massillon
$27,430
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$26,360
Lima
$25,650
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$23,130




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