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May 27, 2011
What Does an EMT/Paramedic Get Paid in New Jersey?

What are the job responsibilities of an EMT/Paramedic? What does an individual in this position get paid in New Jersey?

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Here is the position summary for EMT/Paramedic as found in BLR’s Salary Finder:

Assess injuries, administer emergency medical care, and extricate trapped individuals. Transport injured or sick persons to medical facilities.

In New Jersey, the midpoint of salaries reported for the position (50th percentile) is $32,549. The 75th percentile (the rate below which 75% of salary data falls) is $43,683. The 25th percentile (the rate below which 25% of the data falls) is $27,559.

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How much should you pay an EMT/Paramedic?

Compensation.BLR.com, a leading provider of compensation data, scores this job as nonexempt (entitled to overtime). According to Compensation.BLR.com's rate ranges, grade 23 has a minimum of $22,562. The midpoint is $30,069, and the maximum is $37,596.

How much should an employer be paying an EMT/Paramedic in New Jersey? It depends on many factors, but the most important are the experience and skills of the employee or applicant. Answer these questions: How much experience does he or she have? How highly skilled is he or she? Then, use the table below. Interpolate as necessary.

Applicant's Skills and Experience
 BeginnerCompetentExpert
Salary Survey    
National
$23,650
$30,000
$39,250
New Jersey
$27,559
$32,549
$43,683
    
Rate Range (Grade 23)
National
$22,562
$30,069
$37,596
New Jersey
$27,144
$36,192
$45,240
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