Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedics Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,120
25th Percentile Wage
$23,130
50th Percentile Wage
$29,240
75th Percentile Wage
$37,010
90th Percentile Wage
$46,670

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $46,670. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $29,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,120.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$8.71
25th Percentile Wage
$11.12
50th Percentile Wage
$14.06
75th Percentile Wage
$17.79
90th Percentile Wage
$22.44

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $22.44. The median hourly salary is $14.06. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.71.

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
201629,2401.64%10.09%
201528,7605.84%-
201427,080-4.21%-
201328,2206.84%-
201226,290--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of emergency medical technicians and paramedics in state of Wisconsin ranges from $19,440 to $43,750. The highest paying area for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in Wisconsin is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with a median annual salary of $43,750. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Fond du Lac (mean annual salary $40,170). The lowest paying area is Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $19,440.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$43,750
Fond du Lac
$40,170
Eau Claire
$37,570
La Crosse
$35,390
Wausau
$34,210
Sheboygan
$32,470
Madison
$31,230
Janesville
$30,910
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$30,750
Green Bay
$29,950
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$29,630
Lake County-Kenosha County
$29,560
Racine
$29,410
Duluth
$29,170
Appleton
$27,720
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$27,520
Oshkosh-Neenah
$27,270
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$27,140
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$26,860
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$19,440


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