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Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics in Wisconsin

Want to work in Wisconsin as an Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic? Read this first!

4.4% Jobs Projection
$32,640 Median Salary
410 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics in Wisconsin are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics in Wisconsin is growing slower than average.

  • Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics in Wisconsin earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics Work in Wisconsin?

In 2018, there were 6,460 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics working in the state.

There were 6,380 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 80 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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The typical state has 3,535 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics working in it, which means Wisconsin has more Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics than average.

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Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics in this state are growing at a rate of 4.4% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 15.1%.

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Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 410 annual job openings, and 6,590 total jobs in 2026 for Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 19,400 annual jobs and 285,400 total jobs in 2026.

What do Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics Make in Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics ranged from $20,770 to $51,730 with $32,640 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.99 to $24.87. The median hourly rate was $15.69.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $14.96 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.73.

The median salary in Wisconsin is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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Top Wisconsin Metros for Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 7,390 $35,430
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2,440 $44,520
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 1,420 $32,000
Madison, WI 790 $34,440
Duluth, MN-WI 300 $35,350
Green Bay, WI 290 $30,840
Eau Claire, WI 220 $40,040
Racine, WI 180 $38,470
Wausau, WI 160 $31,120
Appleton, WI 140 $33,470
Janesville-Beloit, WI 140 $43,480
Fond du Lac, WI 60 $42,920

Top States for Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics Employment

View the list below to see where most Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 21,430 $32,050
Texas 19,450 $34,770
New York 17,520 $41,140
Pennsylvania 12,730 $31,020
Florida 11,130 $33,620
Illinois 10,790 $31,480
North Carolina 10,760 $35,280
Ohio 10,180 $30,200
Georgia 9,590 $32,570
New Jersey 8,230 $32,520
Michigan 7,100 $32,720
Missouri 6,950 $32,090
Tennessee 6,810 $34,090
Wisconsin 6,460 $32,640
Indiana 6,380 $31,980
Massachusetts 6,380 $38,050
Virginia 6,180 $33,930
Minnesota 5,850 $39,060
South Carolina 5,240 $32,300
Maryland 5,090 $44,680

Below are the states where Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Washington $72,850
District of Columbia $57,040
Hawaii $54,470
Alaska $46,310
Connecticut $45,980
Maryland $44,680
Oregon $41,440
New York $41,140
Minnesota $39,060
Colorado $38,300

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