Ambulance Drivers and Attendants
(Except Emergency Medical Technicians)

2.8/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
49%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-1%
by 2031
WAGES
$29,120
or $14.00 hourly
VOLUME
11,710
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 49% (Start worrying)

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated
Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Social Perceptiveness
Manual Dexterity
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians' job openings is expected to decline by -1% by 2031
'Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians' was $29,120, or $14.00 hourly
'Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians' are paid 36.4% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as ambulance drivers and attendants, except emergency medical technicians?

As of 2021 there were 11,710 people employed as Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians within the United States.
This represents around 0.008% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 12 thousand people are employed as Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians.

Job description

Drive ambulance or assist ambulance driver in transporting sick, injured, or convalescent persons. Assist in lifting patients.

SOC Code: 53-3011.00

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