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Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedics Salary Information in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,250
25th Percentile Wage
$17,530
50th Percentile Wage
$19,820
75th Percentile Wage
$29,340
90th Percentile Wage
$39,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $39,470. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $19,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,250.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$7.81
25th Percentile Wage
$8.43
50th Percentile Wage
$9.52
75th Percentile Wage
$14.10
90th Percentile Wage
$18.98

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $18.98. The median hourly salary is $9.52. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $7.81.

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
201619,8203.53%-22.75%
201519,120-46.50%-
201428,01012.17%-
201324,6001.10%-
201224,330--

Table 3. Compare Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedics Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $19,820, Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is the lowest paying city for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in state of Pennsylvania, following city of Newark-Union (median annual salary of $37,520). Compared with the highest paying city Newark-Union, the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 47.2 percent (47.2%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$37,520
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$36,380
Philadelphia
$33,850
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$33,630
York-Hanover
$32,950
Lancaster
$31,370
Pittsburgh
$31,330
Williamsport
$31,190
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$31,170
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$30,100
Reading
$30,070
State College
$29,690
Altoona
$29,080
Erie
$28,040
Johnstown
$27,260
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$27,110
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$25,760
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$24,730
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$23,740
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$19,820

See also: Top paying jobs in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania.