Emergency Medical Technicians (Paramedics)

(NOC 3234)


People in this group work for hospitals and clinics, health care institutions, ambulance services, fire departments, government and private individuals.

These statistics are for technical occupations in health care, except dental:
Hospitals 34.2% Other Health and Social Services 31.9% Physicians and Health Practitioners and Medical Labs 10.7% Personal and Household Services 10.2% Retail Trade 5.1% Local and Other Administration 0.9% Business Services 0.9%.


Here are the average annual salaries.
2010: $56,722
2005: $48,173

Earnings Notes

These earnings are from the 1995 to 2010 Canadian Censuses and are adapted from Statistics Canada and Labour Force Survey respectively.

Adapted from: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population, Statistics Canada catalogue no. 97-563-XCB2006069.

Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey, custom tabulation.

Please note that the income for 1995 and 2000 includes self-employed professionals. In cases where no earnings information is indicated, information from Statistics Canada was unavailable due to insufficient information to suppress the data.

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Modified on May 14, 2012