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Total Workforce
213,731
Average Age
35.3
Estimated Job Growth
15.1%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$43,643
Average Male Salary
$47,935
Average Female Salary
$35,143

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Emergency medical technicians & paramedics and on wages and locations for those in the field. Other health care services is the industry that employs the most Emergency medical technicians & paramedics, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Emergency medical technicians & paramedics, by average wage, is National security & international affairs. Emergency medical technicians & paramedics are paid most in Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA but are relatively concentrated in Fountain City PUMA, CO.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Emergency medical technicians & paramedics in the US. The average age of male Emergency medical technicians & paramedics in the workforce is 35.3 and of female Emergency medical technicians & paramedics is 35.4, and the most common race/ethnicity for Emergency medical technicians & paramedics is White.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Emergency medical technicians & paramedics from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Emergency medical technicians & paramedics is Biology but a relatively high number of Emergency medical technicians & paramedics hold a major in Agriculture.

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Emergency medical technicians & paramedics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Emergency medical technicians & paramedics need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension, Active Learning, and Critical Thinking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Emergency medical technicians & paramedics need more than the average amount of Science, Equipment Selection, and Operation and Control.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Emergency medical technicians & paramedics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Emergency medical technicians & paramedics are expected to see a growth of 15.1% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow faster than the national average.

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