Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedics Salary Information in Utah

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,280
25th Percentile Wage
$24,640
50th Percentile Wage
$30,710
75th Percentile Wage
$41,560
90th Percentile Wage
$52,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $52,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $30,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,280.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.27
25th Percentile Wage
$11.85
50th Percentile Wage
$14.76
75th Percentile Wage
$19.98
90th Percentile Wage
$25.11

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $25.11. The median hourly salary is $14.76. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.27.

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
201630,7101.63%-12.86%
201530,210-5.43%-
201431,850-3.11%-
201332,840-5.54%-
201234,660--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in some Utah cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in state of Utah ranges from $24,180 to $35,770. The highest paying area for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Utah is Ogden-Clearfield with a median annual salary of $35,770. The second highest paying city/area in Utah State is Salt Lake City (mean annual salary $34,730). The lowest paying area is St George with a median annual salary of $24,180.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ogden-Clearfield
$35,770
Salt Lake City
$34,730
Logan
$29,790
South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area
$28,840
Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$27,590
West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area
$27,220
St George
$24,180


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