Ambulance Drivers and Attendants
(Except Emergency Medical Technicians)

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
49%
risk level
POLLING
42%
Based on 45 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
-1.0 %
by year 2032
WAGES
$30,380
or $14.60 per hour
Volume
9,910
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
2.8/10

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Automation risk

49% (Moderate Risk)

Moderate Risk (41-60%): Occupations with a moderate risk of automation usually involve routine tasks but still require some human judgment and interaction.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some very important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Assisting and Caring for Others

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions

  • Social Perceptiveness

  • Manual Dexterity

User poll

42% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 49% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Sentiment

The following graph(s) are included wherever there is a substantial amount of votes to render meaningful data. These visual representations display user poll results over time, providing a significant indication of sentiment trends.

Sentiment over time (yearly)

Growth

Very slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians' job openings is expected to decline 1.0% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Very low paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians' was $30,380, or $14 per hour

'Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians' were paid 34.4% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Significantly lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 9,910 people employed as 'Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians' within the United States.

This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 14 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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