How much do paramedics get paid?

Answer According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, paramedics made a median hourly wage of $14.10 in 2008. However, their salary depends on where they work, the environment in which they operate and... Read More »

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What do paramedics do?

In a medical emergency, trained teams of first responders are responsible for providing on-site and in-transit care to patients being transported to a hospital. Paramedics are an important part of ... Read More »

Paramedics: What do you do if there is a dog that won't let you into the house.?

If it were me and I knew the person inside had only minutes, I'd get a CO2 extinguisher from the engine and give the dog a quick burst on the snout. It has worked for me before. That saves valuable... Read More »

What does code 2 mean for paramedics?

Code Two is an emergency code that literally asks for the paramedic to respond to the situation with only their lights on and no siren. This allows the paramedic to proceed with speed, but it doesn... Read More »

How much do EMT paramedics make?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, emergency medical technician (EMT) paramedics earn a mean annual wage of $31,980, as of May 2008. The lowest 10th percentile makes about $18,880 a ... Read More »