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Average Canadian Ambulance Attendants’ and Paramedics’ Salary — Ambulance Attendants’ and Paramedics’ Wages in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for Ambulance Attendants and Paramedics.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 3234.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: ambulance attendant, emergency medical attendant (EMA), emergency medical responder and paramedic.
The pay information below has been split into rough bands as follows:
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average wages are earned in Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta at $32.87 per hour and the lowest average wages are earned in Montreal, Quebec at $16 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $50,000 – $60,000.
The largest sector of employment for ambulance attendants and paramedics is health care and social assistance. The average weekly earnings for the health care and social assistance sector as a whole were $800.90 in 2012, a decrease of 1.7% on the previous year. Assuming an average working week of 36 hours, hourly average earnings in the sector for 2012 are $22.25.
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|Calgary – Alberta*||-||32.87||-||2011|
|Edmonton – Alberta*||-||32.87||-||2011|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia||15.00||21.28||29.28||2011|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||19.00||22.40||25.20||2009|
|Fredericton – New Brunswick||12.96||19.60||22.30||2010|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia||20.17||25.27||30.21||2010|
|Toronto – Ontario||13.00||28.22||37.61||2010|
|Ottawa – Ontario||13.10||24.18||35.23||2010|
|Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula / Brantford – Ontario||13.69||28.26||37.18||2010|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie / Guelph – Ontario||13.50||29.73||37.64||2010|
|Prince Edward Island||17.50||-||24.30||2010|
|Montreal – Quebec||11.25||16.00||22.50||2007|
|Saskatoon Area – Saskatchewan||17.00||22.50||30.00||2010|
* 5th percentile, median, 95th percentile bands used.