Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
11.2k
Average Age
40.1
Estimated Job Growth
9.4%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$31,240
Average Male Salary
$33,621
Average Female Salary
$24,984

About

Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians are most often employed by the Other health care services industry. The average yearly wage for Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians was $31,240 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians by wage are Counter & rental clerks, Telephone operators, and Interviewers, except eligibility & loan.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians are Navajo & Apache Counties PUMA, AZ. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians are Navajo & Apache Counties PUMA, AZ.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians and on wages and locations for those in the field. Other health care services is the industry that employs the most Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians, by average wage, is Justice, public order, & safety activities . Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians are paid most in Sheepshead Bay, Gerritsen Beach & Homecrest PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in Navajo & Apache Counties PUMA, AZ.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$31,240
AVERAGE SALARY
± $7,005

In 2020, Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians earned an average of $31,240, $24,714 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Counter & rental clerks make somewhat more than Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians while Interviewers, except eligibility & loan make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.343
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.343, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians, by number of employees, are Other health care services, Justice, public order, & safety activities , and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians, by average wage, are Justice, public order, & safety activities , Other health care services, and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals.

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Industries by Share

11.2k
2020 Workforce
± 2,592
−7.96%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 35%

The number of people employed as Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians has been declining at a rate of −7.96%, from 12,114 people in 2019 to 11,150 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians employed by various industries. Other health care services employs the largest share of Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians at  82%, followed by Justice, public order, & safety activities  with 5.84% and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals with 5.78%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians in the US. The average age of male Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians in the workforce is 40.9 and of female Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians is 38, and the most common race/ethnicity for Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

8.08k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 2,206
3.07k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 1,361

72.4% of Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

60% of Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 19.5% of Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians.

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Age by Sex

40.9
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 4.22
38
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 5.58

The median age of Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians is 40.1, and Male employees are generally 2.87 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians is Biology but a relatively high number of Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians hold a major in Biology.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.
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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians need many skills, but most especially Service Orientation, Active Listening, and Critical Thinking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians need more than the average amount of Operation and Control, Equipment Maintenance, and Service Orientation.

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians are expected to see a growth of 9.4% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow more than the national average.

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians.
9.4%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians. This profession is expected to grow more than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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