Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians

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2019 Workforce
8.45k
Average Age
42.5
Estimated Job Growth
22%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$29,870
Average Male Salary
$35,038
Average Female Salary
$20,455

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 $29,870 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians by wage are Preschool & kindergarten teachers, Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs, and Veterinary technologists and technicians.

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 General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals. Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians are paid most in Navajo & Apache Counties PUMA, AZ but are relatively concentrated in Navajo & Apache Counties PUMA, AZ.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$29,870
AVERAGE SALARY
± $4,782

In 2019, Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians earned an average of $29,870, $25,654 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Preschool & kindergarten teachers make somewhat more than Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians while Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs 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

0.309
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.309, 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 and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals.

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Industries by Share

8.45k
2019 Workforce
± 2,257
-40.1%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 56.3%

The number of people employed as Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians has been declining at a rate of -40.1%, from 14,102 people in 2018 to 8,454 people in 2019.

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  82.6%, followed by General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals with 2.86% and false with 0%.

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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 45.7 and of female Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians is 36.7, and the most common race/ethnicity for Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

5.46k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 1,814
3k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 1,344

64.6% of Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender 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)

77% of Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 9.22% 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 Gender

45.7
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 5.56
36.7
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 5.2

The median age of Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians is 42.5, and Male employees are generally 8.99 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 Business but a relatively high number of Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians hold a major in Business.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.
MOST COMMON MAJORS
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MOST SPECIALIZED MAJORS
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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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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.85%, but Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians are expected to see a growth of 22% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow higher than the national average.

Job Growth

22%
ESTIMATED GROWTH
6.85%
NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2018 to 2028) for Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians. This profession is expected to grow faster than 6.85%, the average rate of national job growth.

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