Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedics Salary Information in Oregon

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,880
25th Percentile Wage
$27,270
50th Percentile Wage
$36,670
75th Percentile Wage
$48,750
90th Percentile Wage
$60,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $60,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,880.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.52
25th Percentile Wage
$13.11
50th Percentile Wage
$17.63
75th Percentile Wage
$23.44
90th Percentile Wage
$29.18

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $29.18. The median hourly salary is $17.63. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.52.

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
201636,670-0.82%0.08%
201536,9702.81%-
201435,9300.78%-
201335,650-2.78%-
201236,640--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in some Oregon cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in state of Oregon ranges from $22,930 to $37,800. The highest paying area for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Oregon is Bend with a median annual salary of $37,800. The second highest paying city/area in Oregon State is Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $37,680). The lowest paying area is Salem with a median annual salary of $22,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bend
$37,800
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$37,680
Eugene-Springfield
$37,360
North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$35,930
Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$34,940
Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area
$34,500
Salem
$22,930


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