Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians

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Total Workforce

11k

Average Age

40.5

Estimated Job Growth

22%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$27,863

Average Male Salary

$29,188

Average Female Salary

$25,881

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 $27,863 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians by wage are Packaging & filling machine operators & tenders, Fence erectors, and Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers.

Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians are part of the Transportation Occupations, along with Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Air traffic controllers & airfield operations specialists, Flight attendants, Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians, Bus drivers, Driver/sales workers & truck drivers, Taxi drivers & chauffeurs, Motor vehicle operators, all other, Locomotive engineers & operators, Railroad conductors & yardmasters, Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers, Ship & boat captains & operators, Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers, Parking lot attendants, Automotive & watercraft service attendants-, Transportation inspectors, Transportation attendants, except flight attendants, Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians, Crane & tower operators, and Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators

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

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 Other health care services. Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians are paid most in Navajo & Apache Counties PUMA, AZ but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$27,863

AVERAGE SALARY

± $4,505

In 2017, Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians earned an average of $27,863, $24,202 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Fence erectors make somewhat more than Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians while Packaging & filling machine operators & tenders 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

1

WAGE GINI

In N/A, Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians had a wage GINI coefficient of 1, which is higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less 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

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 Hospitals.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians, by average wage, are Other health care services and Hospitals.

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Industries by Share

11k

2017 Workforce

± 2,577

-194%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 39%

The number of people employed as Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians has been declining at a rate of -194%, from 13,663 people in 2016 to 11,018 people in 2017.

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  90%, followed by Hospitals with 3.8% 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 40.8 and of female Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians is 39.9, and the most common race/ethnicity for Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians is White.

Gender Composition

6.6k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 1,995

4.41k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 1,631

59.9% 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

  2. Black

  3. Other

64% of Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 29.8% of Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians, Black 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

40.8

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 4.46

39.9

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 3.21

The median age of Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians is 40.5, and Male employees are generally 0.854 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

  1. false

  2. false

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 Repairing.

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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 7.4%, 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

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians. This profession is expected to grow faster than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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