Paramedic salary in Pennsylvania

How much does a Paramedic make in Pennsylvania?

Average base salary

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Most common benefits

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The average salary for a paramedic is $25.57 per hour in Pennsylvania. 276 salaries reported, updated at January 20, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in Pennsylvania

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Highest paying cities for Paramedics in Pennsylvania

  1. Philadelphia, PA
    $29.98 per hour
    70 salaries reported
  2. York, PA
    $26.63 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  3. Harrisburg, PA
    $26.08 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  1. Pittsburgh, PA
    $24.71 per hour
    18 salaries reported
  2. Reading, PA
    $24.24 per hour
    24 salaries reported
  3. West Chester, PA
    $23.50 per hour
    51 salaries reported
  1. Ellwood City, PA
    $22.87 per hour
    14 salaries reported
  2. Pottstown, PA
    $22.36 per hour
    25 salaries reported
  3. Lancaster, PA
    $21.08 per hour
    9 salaries reported
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Where can a Paramedic earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Paramedics

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Most common benefits for Paramedics

  • Wellness program
  • Health savings account
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • 403(b)
  • Gym membership
  • Flexible spending account
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Salary satisfaction

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50% of Paramedics in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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Are paramedics exempt from overtime pay?

Most paramedics are non-exempt employees and are therefore eligible to receive overtime pay for the hours worked under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Overtime must be paid for all hours worked over 40 in one work week.

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Do paramedics make good money?

Paramedic salaries vary between states. Some factors that determine how much a paramedic makes include the level of experience, education, location, work setting, and employer.

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