The salary statistics of ambulance drivers and attendants are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of ambulance drivers and attendants within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The ambulance drivers and attendants annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for ambulance drivers and attendants. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) ambulance drivers and attendants is $36,310. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $24,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,650. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 105% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
|Year||Average Annual Salary||Growth (%)|
Table 2 shows the salary trend for ambulance drivers and attendants from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 4.97%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 0.73%. We also see the year 2012 had a salary increase 2.72% while year 2011 had a negtive growth of -0.52%.
The average salaries of ambulance drivers and attendants in 4 major industry sectors are shown in Table 4. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for ambulance drivers and attendants occupations is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector with an annual salary $26,360. The lowest paying sector is the federal, state, and local government sector (annual salary $23,730).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
From the above tables we note that not only ambulance drivers and attendants salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of ambulance drivers and attendants in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $17,600 to $33,540. The highest paying state for ambulance drivers and attendants is Nebraska with a median annual salary of $33,540. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $17,600. For more salary information of ambulance drivers and attendants profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|North Carolina|| |
|New York|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |