A real EMS career ladder for the paramedic profession

Six different career ladders with compensation and rank based on experience, higher education and specialized training improves retention


There are many reasons why providers leave, from safety concerns, to outdated technology and policies, disconnected management, low pay and a lack of opportunity for advancement. In our Special Coverage package, “Defying the EMS retention crisis,” learn how to combat these and other retention challenges.

Scroll down to view a brief slide deck explaining the rungs and requirements for the EMS career ladder.

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