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2021 Paramedics

Administer basic or advanced emergency medical care and assess injuries and illnesses. May administer medication intravenously, use equipment such as EKGs, or administer advanced life support to sick or injured individuals.

Paramedics Salary

Salary

$36.7K

Growth

6%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

Paramedics Career Description

Administer basic or advanced emergency medical care and assess injuries and illnesses. May administer medication intravenously, use equipment such as EKGs, or administer advanced life support to sick or injured individuals.

Also known as:

First Responder, Flight Paramedic, Paramedic

2021 Paramedics Salary

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $24,650 $29,170 $36,650 $47,810 $62,150
Hourly Wage $11.85 $14.03 $17.62 $22.99 $29.88

2021 Paramedics Salary

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$24,650
$29,170
$36,650
$47,810
$62,150
Hourly Wage
$11.85
$14.03
$17.62
$22.99
$29.88

Projected Employment For Paramedics

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
United States 265,200 282,200 6% 17,400

Projected Employment For Paramedics

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
United States
265,200
282,200
6%
17,400

Paramedics Education & Experience

  • Postsecondary certificate
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Paramedics Schools

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Tifton, GA At least one but less than two years: 1
Aiken Technical College Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Graniteville, SC Less than one year: 4
Aims Community College Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Greeley, CO 2 years: 1
At least one but less than two years: 15
Less than one year: 150
Albany State University Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Albany, GA 2 years: 1
At least one but less than two years: 0
Less than one year: 0
Albany Technical College Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Albany, GA 2 years: 5
At least one but less than two years: 15
Less than one year: 9
All-State Career School Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Essington, PA 2 years: 3
Less than one year: 12
Allan Hancock College Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Santa Maria, CA 2 years: 2
At least one but less than two years: 1
Less than one year: 56
Allen County Community College Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Iola, KS 2 years: 1
Less than one year: 0
Alpena Community College Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Alpena, MI Less than one year: 0
Alvin Community College Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Alvin, TX 2 years: 1
At least one but less than two years: 10
Less than one year: 10

Paramedics Schools

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Tifton, GA
At least one but less than two years: 1
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Graniteville, SC
Less than one year: 4
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Greeley, CO
2 years: 1
At least one but less than two years: 15
Less than one year: 150
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Albany, GA
2 years: 1
At least one but less than two years: 0
Less than one year: 0
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Albany, GA
2 years: 5
At least one but less than two years: 15
Less than one year: 9
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Essington, PA
2 years: 3
Less than one year: 12
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Santa Maria, CA
2 years: 2
At least one but less than two years: 1
Less than one year: 56
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Iola, KS
2 years: 1
Less than one year: 0
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Alpena, MI
Less than one year: 0
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Alvin, TX
2 years: 1
At least one but less than two years: 10
Less than one year: 10

Paramedics Jobs Near Me .

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
ACT - Vascular Access Cook Children''s Medical Center Fort Worth, Texas 07/30/2021 No
Advanced Paramedic HCA, Hospital Corporation of America New Orleans, Louisiana 07/30/2021 No
AEMT / Medical Assistant (MA) - Redwood Health Center *MA BONUS ELIGIBLE POSITION University of Utah Health SALT LAKE CITY, Utah 07/30/2021 No
AMBULANCE ATTENDANT - ALS Culpeper Regional Hospital Culpeper, Virginia 07/30/2021 No
Associate Medical Director Landmark Health Detroit, Michigan 07/30/2021 Yes
Associate Medical Director - BROOKLYN, NY Landmark Health New Hyde Park, New York 07/30/2021 Yes
Cardiovascular Technologist/Full-Time/Days Johnston Memorial Hospital Smithfield, North Carolina 07/30/2021 No
Center Medical Specialist - RN - LPN - PARA - Reading, PA $3,500 Sign On Bonus Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Reading, Pennsylvania 07/31/2021 Yes
Center Medical Specialist - RN - Chicago, IL E.95th St. $4,000 Sign On Bonus Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Chicago, Illinois 07/31/2021 Yes
Clinical Educator Air Methods Corporation Greenwood Village, Colorado 07/30/2021 No

Paramedics Jobs Near Me .

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Cook Children''s Medical Center
Fort Worth, Texas
07/30/2021
No
HCA, Hospital Corporation of America
New Orleans, Louisiana
07/30/2021
No
University of Utah Health
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah
07/30/2021
No
Culpeper Regional Hospital
Culpeper, Virginia
07/30/2021
No
Landmark Health
Detroit, Michigan
07/30/2021
Yes
Landmark Health
New Hyde Park, New York
07/30/2021
Yes
Johnston Memorial Hospital
Smithfield, North Carolina
07/30/2021
No
Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc
Reading, Pennsylvania
07/31/2021
Yes
Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc
Chicago, Illinois
07/31/2021
Yes
Air Methods Corporation
Greenwood Village, Colorado
07/30/2021
No

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