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How much do EMTs and paramedics make?
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and paramedics make a mean annual income of $36,650 as of May 2020, which is approximately $19.41 per hour. The lowest 10 percent of EMTs and paramedics earned less than $24,650, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $62,150.
How much do EMTs and paramedics earn in each state?
The table below compares EMT and paramedic salaries across states and U.S. territories (Source: BLS Occupational Employment and Wages May 2020). You can also find data for the number of EMTs and paramedics in each state as well as the number of paramedics per 1,000 jobs—a figure that can help you determine the job's popularity in a given location. Not all locations have employment statistics.