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Paramedic salary in the United States

Average salary
$54,500/yr
Based on 13,358 income tax records
$27,000
$96,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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$27,000
$96,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Paramedic in the United States is $54,500 per year. These insights are exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 13,358 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported this type of occupation. Paramedic salaries in the United States can vary between $27,000 to $96,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Paramedic salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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New York Metro Area, NY
234 income tax records
$71,500/yr
$57K – $85K
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Philadelphia Metro Area, PA
158 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$56K – $87K
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Portland Metro Area, OR
109 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$56K – $77K
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
89 income tax records
$65,500/yr
$48K – $79K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
118 income tax records
$65,500/yr
$52K – $87K
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Houston Metro Area, TX
357 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$50K – $75K
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Baltimore Metro Area, MD
100 income tax records
$62,500/yr
$52K – $76K
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Sacramento Metro Area, CA
83 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$50K – $73K
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New Orleans Metro Area, LA
78 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$51K – $68K
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Nashville Metro Area, TN
115 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$51K – $70K
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Austin Metro Area, TX
192 income tax records
$59,500/yr
$50K – $69K
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Chicago Metro Area, IL
252 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$44K – $80K
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Cape Coral Metro Area, FL
54 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$49K – $66K
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Pittsburgh Metro Area, PA
128 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$43K – $74K
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Oklahoma City Metro Area, OK
82 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$45K – $72K
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Kansas City Metro Area, MO
82 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$46K – $67K
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Riverside Metro Area, CA
84 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$47K – $68K
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Denver Metro Area, CO
160 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$46K – $64K
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Rochester Metro Area, NY
58 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$48K – $68K
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Indianapolis Metro Area, IN
131 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$50K – $67K
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San Antonio Metro Area, TX
133 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$46K – $67K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
85 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$43K – $68K
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Charleston Metro Area, SC
56 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$47K – $62K
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Minneapolis Metro Area, MN
140 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$46K – $63K
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Raleigh Metro Area, NC
110 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$44K – $64K
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Tulsa Metro Area, OK
63 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$47K – $66K
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Baton Rouge Metro Area, LA
62 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$45K – $63K
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St. Louis Metro Area, MO
185 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$43K – $70K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
72 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$44K – $66K
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Las Vegas Metro Area, NV
91 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$44K – $67K
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Colorado Springs Metro Area, CO
53 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$46K – $60K
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Albuquerque Metro Area, NM
82 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$42K – $63K
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Chattanooga Metro Area, TN
54 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$45K – $63K
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Memphis Metro Area, TN
61 income tax records
$52,000/yr
$45K – $63K
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Detroit Metro Area, MI
163 income tax records
$52,000/yr
$41K – $62K
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Atlanta Metro Area, GA
211 income tax records
$52,000/yr
$43K – $62K
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Virginia Beach Metro Area, VA
68 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$41K – $62K
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Dallas Metro Area, TX
324 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$40K – $61K
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Columbia Metro Area, SC
79 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$44K – $54K
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Greenville Metro Area, SC
55 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$46K – $57K
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Knoxville Metro Area, TN
59 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$44K – $58K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
75 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$41K – $59K
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Hickory Metro Area, NC
52 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$44K – $55K
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Phoenix Metro Area, AZ
165 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$39K – $59K
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Fayetteville Metro Area, NC
65 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$41K – $55K
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Charlotte Metro Area, NC
161 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$39K – $56K
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Cleveland Metro Area, OH
121 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$39K – $54K
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Tampa Metro Area, FL
181 income tax records
$43,000/yr
$34K – $53K
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Orlando Metro Area, FL
161 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$36K – $48K
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Miami Metro Area, FL
104 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$30K – $49K

Paramedic salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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City Of Chicago, Cook County, IL
52 income tax records
$109,000/yr
$98K – $120K
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City Of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
16 income tax records
$101,000/yr
$86K – $118K
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City And County Of Honolulu, Honolulu County, HI
12 income tax records
$91,000/yr
$84K – $101K
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City Of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA
18 income tax records
$90,000/yr
$78K – $96K
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Rural Metro Of California, Santa Clara County, CA
10 income tax records
$83,500/yr
$69K – $89K
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The City Of New York, Kings County, NY
10 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$79K – $90K
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City Of Austin, Hays County, TX
10 income tax records
$76,500/yr
$63K – $94K
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American Medical Response, New Haven County, CT
10 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$71K – $79K
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Cypress Creek Emergency Services, Harris County, TX
16 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$60K – $101K
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Board Of County Commissioners, Collier County, FL
17 income tax records
$72,500/yr
$57K – $78K
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New Hanover Regional Medical Center, New Hanover County, NC
10 income tax records
$71,500/yr
$63K – $83K
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Montgomery Co Hospital Dist, Montgomery County, TX
21 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$64K – $77K
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Emergent Health Partners, Wayne County, MI
11 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$57K – $83K
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St Charles County Ambulance, St. Charles County, MO
18 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$60K – $82K
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Williamson County, Williamson County, TX
18 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$61K – $74K
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Mercy Flights, Jackson County, OR
10 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$56K – $75K
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Hcec, Harris County, TX
11 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$64K – $73K
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Hall Ambulance, Kern County, CA
13 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$51K – $69K
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Sussex County Council, Sussex County, DE
17 income tax records
$64,000/yr
$61K – $76K
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Medstar Ambulance, Macomb County, MI
10 income tax records
$64,000/yr
$51K – $70K
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Kwph Enterprises, Fresno County, CA
31 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$58K – $70K
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County Of Johnson, Johnson County, KS
12 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$57K – $68K
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Denver Health, Jefferson County, CO
11 income tax records
$61,000/yr
$51K – $72K
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Regional Ambulance, Washoe County, NV
23 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$53K – $67K
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Rural Metro Of San Diego, San Diego County, CA
18 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$46K – $65K
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Ada County Auditor, Ada County, ID
13 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$38K – $65K
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Brewster Ambulance, Plymouth County, MA
12 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$52K – $81K
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Leon Cnty Board Of Cnty Comm, Leon County, FL
14 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$45K – $60K
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Baltimore County Maryland, Baltimore County, MD
15 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$52K – $68K
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Charleston County Government Lon, Charleston County, SC
14 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$49K – $62K
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Area Metropolitan Ambulance Meds, Tarrant County, TX
24 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$48K – $57K
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County Of Wake, Wake County, NC
28 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$46K – $60K
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Health And Hospital, Marion County, IN
19 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$47K – $59K
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University Medical Center, Lubbock County, TX
17 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$48K – $60K
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Acadian Ambulance Service, Calcasieu County, LA
10 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$46K – $62K
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Mecklenburg Ems Agency, Mecklenburg County, NC
29 income tax records
$52,000/yr
$47K – $58K
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Mercy, Clark County, NV
18 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$47K – $67K
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Medicwest Ambulance Service, Clark County, NV
22 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$44K – $64K
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Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Bernalillo County, NM
32 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$39K – $68K
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County Of Greenville, Greenville County, SC
11 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$48K – $56K
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Catawba County Government, Catawba County, NC
10 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$46K – $55K
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County Of Volusia Florida, Volusia County, FL
16 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$47K – $63K
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City Of Baton Rouge Parish Of Ea, East Baton Rouge County, LA
10 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$46K – $54K
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Paramedics Logistics Texas, Hillsborough County, FL
15 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$44K – $56K
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UT Health Tyler, Smith County, TX
11 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$49K – $55K
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City Of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, OH
19 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$43K – $56K
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Sw General, Maricopa County, AZ
21 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$46K – $58K
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Cape Fear Valley Health, Cumberland County, NC
20 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$41K – $51K
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Sgco Sedgwick County, Sedgwick County, KS
22 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$41K – $48K
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Guilford County, Guilford County, NC
23 income tax records
$43,000/yr
$38K – $45K

Paramedic demographics in the United States

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54% are single
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46% are married
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43% have kids
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49% own a home

Paramedic salaries by age

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$15,000
$30,000
$45,000
$60,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Paramedics in the United States

13,358 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a paramedic in the United States is $54,500 per year. Paramedic salaries in the United States can vary between $27,000 to $96,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 13,358 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as paramedic.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for paramedics in the United States: City of Chicago ($109,000 a year), City of Philadelphia ($101,000 a year), and City and County of Honolulu ($91,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for paramedics in the United States: New York Metro Area, NY ($71,500 a year), Philadelphia Metro Area, PA ($69,500 a year), and Portland Metro Area, OR ($68,000 a year).
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.