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or $22.48 hourly
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Assisting and Caring for Others (93)
Social Perceptiveness (69)
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Paramedics' job openings is expected to rise 6.6% by 2031
'Paramedics' is expected to be a fast 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 'Paramedics' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Paramedics' was $46,770, or $22.48 hourly
'Paramedics' are paid 2.2% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as paramedics?
As of 2021 there were 96,510 people employed as Paramedics within the United States.
This represents around 0.07% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as Paramedics.
Administer basic or advanced emergency medical care and assess injuries and illnesses. May administer medication intravenously, use equipment such as EKGs, or administer advanced life support to sick or injured individuals.
SOC Code: 29-2043.00
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