Highest Paying Industries for Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Chemical Manufacturing26.3854880
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals26.3554800
Mining25.9954070
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories25.1552320
Junior colleges, Local government owned24.9751930
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)23.8649620
State government, including schools and hospitals22.9447700
Manufacturing21.8445420
Waste Management and Remediation Services20.7743210
Air Transportation20.7143090
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned20.6342920
Educational Services, State government owned20.5642760
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)20.1741950
Educational Services, Local government owned20.0441680
Primary Metal Manufacturing19.8341250
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing19.5840720
Facilities Support Services19.5540670
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events19.4640470
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)19.4240390
Scientific Research and Development Services19.3140160
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences19.3140160
Federal, State, and Local Government18.939300
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service18.939300
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals18.7639010
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service18.5538580
Management of Companies and Enterprises18.4738410
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned18.4438350
Local government, including schools and hospitals18.4138300
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned18.3438140
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)18.3338130
Hospitals, State government owned18.3138090
Offices of Physicians18.2838030
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists18.1137670
Employment Services1837430
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services17.8937200
Administrative and Support Services17.8437110
Hospitals, Privately owned17.837020
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned17.837020
Investigation and Security Services17.7937000
Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services17.7937000
Offices of Other Health Practitioners17.7636950
Other Support Services17.7336870
Gambling Industries17.6936790
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners17.6836780
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)17.3636110
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)17.3536100
All industries16.8835110
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned16.7934910
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned16.6634660
Home Health Care Services16.6334590
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)16.634530
Educational Services, Privately owned16.5134330
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly16.4934300
Food Manufacturing16.3433990
Nonscheduled Air Transportation16.2833850
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries16.2733840
Outpatient Care Centers16.1933680
Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)16.1533590
Technical and trade schools, Privately owned16.1533590
All industries, private ownership only16.0833440
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation16.0433370
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)16.0333330
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries15.9733220
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services15.8632990
Individual and Family Services15.7832820
Hospitals, Local government owned15.7732800
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned15.7732800
Social Assistance15.6432520
Ambulatory Health Care Services15.5932430
Spectator Sports15.5832420
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities15.5632370
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services15.5132270
Ambulance Services15.5232270
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services15.4432120
Transportation and Warehousing15.3431910
Casino Hotels15.3131840
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)1531190
Traveler Accommodation14.9131020
Personal and Laundry Services14.8930980
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations14.8730940
Amusement Parks and Arcades14.8230830
Accommodation and Food Services14.7630700
Accommodation14.7630700
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services14.7330650
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)14.6430450
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)14.4229990
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned14.4229990
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation14.429950
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation14.429950
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations14.3529850
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries12.1525260

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