How much does a Paramedic make in Chicago, IL? The average Paramedic salary in Chicago, IL is $49,405 as of January 26, 2023, but the range typically falls between $44,506 and $55,239. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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EMT-B / Paramedic

Superior Air-Ground Ambulance Service, Inc. - Chicago, IL

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Superior Air-Ground Ambulance Service, Inc. - Elgin, IL

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Elgin Medi Transport Inc - Elgin, IL

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Samuel Staffing - Elmhurst, IL

Job Description for Paramedic

Paramedic provides emergency advanced life support care to patients who are ill and/or injured. Conducts patient assessment to determine the extent of an illness or injury and to establish and prioritize medical procedures to follow. Being a Paramedic performs life support procedures or administers oxygen. Dispenses antiseptic solution to prevent infection, starts and administers intravenous fluids. Additionally, Paramedic performs other emergency medical procedures needed to stabilize patient during transport. Provides an update on patient's condition and status of treatments when transferring to other medical personnel. Typically requires an associate degree in an accredited Paramedic program. Requires Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). Requires Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Paramedic. Requires Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) certification. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Paramedic works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. To be a Paramedic typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2023 Salary.com)... View full job description

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