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What is the salary for an entry-level paramedic?

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The average salary for an entry-level paramedic is $31,020, about $14.91 per hour, as of May of 2012, notes the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The requirements to become a paramedic vary by state.

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What is the salary for an entry-level paramedic?
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Paramedics are required to complete a post-secondary educational program. Paramedics are responsible for responding to emergency situations and transporting patients to care facilities. Paramedics have an above average number of work-related illnesses and injuries, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The demand for trained paramedics is set to increase at a rate higher than the average job between the years of 2012 and 2022.

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