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What Is the Average Paramedic Salary by State

State Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Massachusetts $46,033 $3,836 $885 $22.13
Hawaii $45,375 $3,781 $873 $21.81
Connecticut $44,914 $3,743 $864 $21.59
Wisconsin $44,217 $3,685 $850 $21.26
Tennessee $43,931 $3,661 $845 $21.12
Washington $43,775 $3,648 $842 $21.05
Minnesota $43,762 $3,647 $842 $21.04
Rhode Island $43,666 $3,639 $840 $20.99
Ohio $43,609 $3,634 $839 $20.97
New York $43,406 $3,617 $835 $20.87
Alaska $42,958 $3,580 $826 $20.65
North Dakota $42,942 $3,578 $826 $20.65
Utah $42,711 $3,559 $821 $20.53
Nevada $42,620 $3,552 $820 $20.49
Louisiana $42,439 $3,537 $816 $20.40
New Mexico $42,060 $3,505 $809 $20.22
New Hampshire $41,900 $3,492 $806 $20.14
Maryland $41,782 $3,482 $804 $20.09
South Dakota $41,688 $3,474 $802 $20.04
Iowa $41,333 $3,444 $795 $19.87
Oregon $41,150 $3,429 $791 $19.78
Nebraska $41,054 $3,421 $789 $19.74
Kansas $40,691 $3,391 $783 $19.56
Virginia $40,516 $3,376 $779 $19.48
California $39,611 $3,301 $762 $19.04
Vermont $39,409 $3,284 $758 $18.95
South Carolina $39,380 $3,282 $757 $18.93
Colorado $39,323 $3,277 $756 $18.91
Delaware $39,068 $3,256 $751 $18.78
Missouri $38,939 $3,245 $749 $18.72
Wyoming $38,916 $3,243 $748 $18.71
Oklahoma $38,156 $3,180 $734 $18.34
Mississippi $38,136 $3,178 $733 $18.33
Kentucky $37,791 $3,149 $727 $18.17
West Virginia $37,730 $3,144 $726 $18.14
New Jersey $37,438 $3,120 $720 $18.00
Idaho $37,110 $3,093 $714 $17.84
Pennsylvania $37,091 $3,091 $713 $17.83
Montana $37,029 $3,086 $712 $17.80
Arkansas $37,001 $3,083 $712 $17.79
Maine $36,903 $3,075 $710 $17.74
Michigan $36,883 $3,074 $709 $17.73
Illinois $36,800 $3,067 $708 $17.69
Arizona $36,648 $3,054 $705 $17.62
Indiana $36,414 $3,034 $700 $17.51
Texas $35,844 $2,987 $689 $17.23
Georgia $35,355 $2,946 $680 $17.00
Alabama $34,527 $2,877 $664 $16.60
North Carolina $33,558 $2,797 $645 $16.13
Florida $33,322 $2,777 $641 $16.02

Top 50 Highest Paying States for Paramedic Jobs in the U.S.

We’ve identified nine states where the typical salary for a Paramedic job is above the national average. Topping the list is Massachusetts, with Hawaii and Connecticut close behind in second and third. Connecticut beats the national average by 3.2%, and Massachusetts furthers that trend with another $2,524 (5.8%) above the $43,509.

Significantly, Massachusetts has a very active Paramedic job market as there are several companies currently hiring for this type of role.

With these nine states paying on average above the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a Paramedic appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

About Our Data
ZipRecruiter salary estimates, histograms, trends and comparisons are derived from both employer job postings and third party data sources.
Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.
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