Paramedic Salary in the UK

£25,500
per year
per day
£1,750
per day
per year
Bonus
£5,000/year

Paramedic - Average Salary

The average salary for a Paramedic is £25,500 gross per year (£1,750 net per day), which is £4,100 (-14%) lower than the UK's national average salary.
A Paramedic can expect an average starting salary of £19,000. The highest salaries can exceed £55,000.
£19,000
Low
£25,500
Average salary
£55,000
High
£1,370
Low
£1,750
Average salary
£3,370
High
Total compensation includes salary and bonus.
£900
£32,300
£65,500
Base Salary£19,000 - 55,000
Bonus£900 - 10,500
Total Compensation£19,900 - 65,500
£1,370
£1,000
£3,370
Base Salary£1,370 - 3,370
Total Compensation£1,370 - 3,370

Paramedic Salary Range

Low
£19,000
Average salary
£25,500
Senior
£35,700
High
£55,000
Low
£1,370
Average salary
£1,750
Senior
£2,320
High
£3,370
Among paramedics, Student or Trainee Paramedics tend to have the lowest salaries, while senior roles like Advanced Paramedics or Consultant Paramedics enjoy the highest salaries.

Paramedic - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Consultant Paramedic£57K/year
+123% 
HEMS Paramedic£38K/year
+48% 
Air Ambulance Paramedic£38K/year
+47% 
Advanced Paramedic£33K/year
+31% 
Critical Care Paramedic£33K/year
+31% 
Band 6 Paramedic£33K/year
+29% 
HART Paramedic£32K/year
+26% 
Ambulance Paramedic£25K/year
 -2%
NHS Paramedic£24K/year
 -5%
Trainee Paramedic£20K/year
 -21%
Student Paramedic£20K/year
 -22%
WMAS Student Paramedic£19K/year
 -24%

Paramedic - Pay by Experience Level

An Entry Level Paramedic with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £19,900 gross per year. A mid career Paramedic with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £24,800, while a Senior Paramedic with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £37,200. Paramedics with more than 20 years of experience earn £44,500 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Paramedic

Late Career▲ +75%
Senior▲ +46%
Average Salary£25,500/year
Mid Career▼ -3%
Entry Level▼ -22%

Gender Breakdown

Female
26%
Male
74%

Paramedic - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Paramedic jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Paramedic

How much does a Paramedic make in the UK?
A Paramedic in the UK earns an average of £25,500 gross per year, which is about £1,750 net per day. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Paramedic updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Paramedic in the UK?
The starting salary of a Paramedic in the UK is around £19,000 gross per year. Student or Trainee Paramedics usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Paramedic in the UK?
The highest salary of a Paramedic in the UK can reach and exceed £55,000 gross per year. Advanced Paramedics or Consultant Paramedics usually have the highest salaries.
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