Why Is Pay In EMS A Surprise?


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It seems since COVID started we keep seeing articles and reports by news and social media about how little EMT’s and Paramedics get paid.

Why is it such a surprise? Looking at NYC and FDNY providers, it was reported that most members have to work 2, 3 or even 4 jobs to pay their bills.

While the pay in EMS is nothing new to us. This new attention might help with our paychecks.

But we thought that after 9/11 and it didn’t happen then.

Check out this episode, we talk about pay but also how we have seen and participated in the multiple job lifestyle.

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