Career Outlook for Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Also known as:  Ambulance Driver-Paramedic, EMT, EMT-B, EMT-I/85, EMT-I/99, EMT-P, Flight Paramedic, Paramedic
The overall job outlook for Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 18.02 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 3.00 percent per year. Demand for Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics is expected to go up, with an expected 7,940 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 0.45 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics in the following states
California 15,220
Texas 15,010
New York 13,370
Pennsylvania 12,760
Illinois 10,450
North Carolina 8,940
Florida 8,910
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
Nebraska 420
Alaska 450
Hawaii 500
Wyoming 580
Vermont 610
North Dakota 620
South Dakota 770
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