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Paramedics In Demand

General Information

Description

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.

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Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit43.19%
  2. State and local government34.77%
  3. Private, not for profit17.16%
  4. Federal government2.52%
  5. Self-employed2.37%

Industry areas

  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security

Job Outlook

Projected Job Growth (2022 - 2032)
+5%
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$49,090

Military salary*

$73,921

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State-by-state Salary

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$100,030
$21,690
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Education & Interests

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