How much does a paramedic earn

2.210 €

26.520 €

Paramedic - Average Salary

The average salary for paramedics is € 2,210 gross per month (approx. € 26,520 gross per year), which is € 885 (-29%) lower than the average monthly salary in Germany.
As a paramedic, you earn between a minimum of € 1,980 gross per month and a maximum of over € 2,870 gross per month.

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Paramedic Salary - Distribution

Young professionals as rescue workers and paramedics in junior positions must expect lower salaries, while experienced and specialized profiles such as emergency paramedics / paramedics or security officers or operations managers in the rescue service can earn better.
Large church rescue services such as the Malteser or the Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund (ASB) usually have their own collective agreements, according to which they pay the rescue service personnel.

Paramedic - Salary Differences

Head of emergency services€ 3,360 / month


Paramedic / paramedic€ 2,900 / month


DRK paramedic€ 2,760 / month


Paramedic TVöD€ 2,720 / month


Paramedic Bundeswehr€ 2,540 / month


Rescue workers1,640 € / month


paramedic1,550 € / month


Paramedic training0 € / month


How much does a paramedic earn? Salaries based on work experience

A paramedic with less than 3 years of professional experience starts with an average starting salary of around € 25,000 gross per year. With 4-9 years of experience, the salary for paramedics rises to around € 28,000, while a paramedic with more than 10 years of professional experience can expect remuneration of around € 30,000. The average salary for paramedics with more than 20 years of professional experience is over € 31,000.

How do age and work experience affect the salary for paramedics?

at the end of the career▲ +17%
expert▲ +13%
With professional experience▲ +6%
Average salary€ 26,520 / year
Young professionals▼ -6%


The salary data on this page is based on an estimate of the salary information in job advertisements for paramedics published on Jobted in the last 12 months, as well as on other publicly available sources (e.g. collective agreements, minimum wage law).

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