Emergency Medical Technicians

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
0.0%
risk level
POLLING
11.8%
Based on 38 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
7.0%
by year 2032
WAGES
$36,680
or $17.63 per hour
Volume
167,720
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
6.8/10

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Automation risk

0.0% (Minimal Risk)

Minimal Risk (0-20%): Occupations in this category have a low probability of being automated, as they typically demand complex problem-solving, creativity, strong interpersonal skills, and a high degree of manual dexterity. These jobs often involve intricate hand movements and precise coordination, making it difficult for machines to replicate the required tasks.

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:

  • Social Perceptiveness

  • Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions

  • Finger Dexterity

  • Manual Dexterity

  • Originality

User poll

11.8% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted there's a minimal chance this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 0.0% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that 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

Fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Emergency Medical Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 7.0% by 2032

* 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 'Emergency Medical Technicians' was $36,680, or $17 per hour

'Emergency Medical Technicians' were paid 20.8% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Greater range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 167,720 people employed as 'Emergency Medical Technicians' within the United States.

This represents around 0.11% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 881 people are employed as 'Emergency Medical Technicians'.

Job description

Assess injuries and illnesses and administer basic emergency medical care. May transport injured or sick persons to medical facilities.

SOC Code: 29-2042.00

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Comments

An EMT (Low) says
There is a major requirement for Empathy in this field. Especially with Behavioral Emergencies Something. Something AI will not be able to perfect anytime soon or in the near future.
Oct 08, 2021 at 02:33 AM

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