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 2016 and published in April 2017 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th 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 $35,960. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $23,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,360. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 95% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of ambulance drivers and attendants from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of ambulance drivers and attendants in 6 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for ambulance drivers and attendants occupations is the educational services sector with an annual salary $27,590. The lowest paying sector is the health care and social assistance sector (annual salary $23,630).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Educational Services|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
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 $17,760 to $30,230. The highest paying state for ambulance drivers and attendants is North Carolina with a median annual salary of $30,230. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $17,760. 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|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |