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What is the average starting salary for a paramedic?

Accept for Scotland, newly qualified paramedics start employment in NHS Ambulance Services on Agenda for Change (AfC) pay band 5. In 2018, healthcare staff voted to accept the proposed changes to the AfC system for the next three financial years. As of 2018/19 band 5 will start at £23,023 plus an additional unsocial hours payment in most situations. In 2019/20 band 5 will start at £24,214 plus an additional unsocial hours payment in most situations, and, in 2020/21 band 5 will start at £26,970 plus an additional unsocial hours payment in most situations. However, graduate paramedics are increasingly being employed outside of NHS Ambulance Services where starting salaries will be different.