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 information 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$43,000
75th Percentile Wage
$35,890
50th Percentile Wage
$28,010
25th Percentile Wage
$20,930
10th Percentile Wage
$17,380

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 $43,000. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $28,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $17,380.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$20.67
75th Percentile Wage
$17.26
50th Percentile Wage
$13.47
25th Percentile Wage
$10.06
10th Percentile Wage
$8.36

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 $20.67. The median hourly salary is $13.47. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.36.

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $28,010 in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 21.3 percent (21.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton and 25.3 percent (25.3%) higher than that in the lowest paying West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$35,570
Philadelphia
$34,620
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$34,470
York-Hanover
$31,860
Pittsburgh
$31,160
Newark-Union
$30,700
Reading
$29,710
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$29,410
Lancaster
$28,750
Altoona
$28,520
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$28,010
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$27,860
Williamsport
$26,410
Erie
$25,820
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$24,660
Johnstown
$24,090
Lebanon
$23,880
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$23,740
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$22,820
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$20,930

Table 4. Comparison of Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedics Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania, and the Nation

From Table 4, note that the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is lower than the salary statistics of both state of Pennsylvania and the United States. Specifically, the median salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area ($28,010) is 6.3 percent (6.3%) lower than that in Pennsylvania ($29,900) and 11.6 percent (11.6%) lower than that in the United States ($31,700).

Region Median annual Salary
USA
$31,700
Pennsylvania
$29,900
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$28,010

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