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 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,440
25th Percentile Wage
$23,400
50th Percentile Wage
$28,790
75th Percentile Wage
$36,230
90th Percentile Wage
$46,450

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 $46,450. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $28,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,440.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.83
25th Percentile Wage
$11.25
50th Percentile Wage
$13.84
75th Percentile Wage
$17.42
90th Percentile Wage
$22.33

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $22.33. The median hourly salary is $13.84. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.83.

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
201628,790-0.10%3.99%
201528,8201.77%-
201428,3102.15%-
201327,7000.22%-
201227,640--

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 $24,090 to $33,130. The highest paying area for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Ohio is Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor with a median annual salary of $33,130. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Cincinnati-Middletown (mean annual salary $30,950). The lowest paying area is Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $24,090.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$33,130
Cincinnati-Middletown
$30,950
Toledo
$30,630
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$30,040
Dayton
$29,290
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$28,900
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$28,180
Akron
$27,460
Springfield
$27,020
Canton-Massillon
$26,530
Columbus
$25,680
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$24,090


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