1. Skip to content

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

This career: $17.68
Statewide median: $18.65

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Area Low Median High
U S
$10.09 $15.45 $26.66
Minnesota
$11.01 $17.68 $31.44
Central Minnesota
$13.71 $17.89 $27.48
Northeast Minnesota
$8.55 $14.46 $23.68
Northwest Minnesota
$9.45 $14 $22.80
Southeast Minnesota
$9.26 $16.82 $23.73
Southwest Minnesota
$10.23 $15.38 $22.06
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$15.55 $23.31 $36.44

"Low" indicates 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.

See more wage detail.

 

Employment

In Minnesota, there are 4,230 workers employed in this medium-sized career.

Where do Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics most often work?

 

Current Demand

This career is currently in high demand.

 

Future Demand   

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 1,850 new Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics to meet market demand between 2012-2022. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
  Employment Employment Change
2012 2022 Number Percent
U S 239,100 294,400 55,300 23.1%
Minnesota 4,404 5,053 649 14.7%
  2010 2020 Number Percent
Northeast Minnesota 232 241 9 3.9%
Central Minnesota 554 687 133 24%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,758 1,999 241 13.7%
Southeast Minnesota 582 711 129 22.2%
Southwest Minnesota 456 492 36 7.9%
Northwest Minnesota 755 840 85 11.3%


Read more about our data.