'2 nickels and 4 pennies': Breaking down ATCEMS' 14-cent raise

In this episode of Inside EMS, our co-hosts discuss cost of living concerns, EMS reimbursement and industry pay standards


In this episode of Inside EMS, co-hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss the 14-cent pay increase announced for Austin-Travis County EMS; the first pay increase since 2018 – and not one that delivers a living wage to the members of ATCEMS. The Austin EMS Association was reportedly asking for an increase in EMT base pay from $19 an hour to $27 an hour. 

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