Average Hourly Rate for Acadian Ambulance Service Incorporated Employees

Headquartered in Lafayette, La., Acadian Ambulance Service Incorporated offers a range of employment opportunities in the ambulance service, from Paramedic to Basic Emergency Medical Technician. Acadian Ambulance Service Incorporated offers employees an average of $16.13 per hour, and overtime earnings push that number up to $24.73. Acadian Ambulance Service Incorporated paychecks are largely negotiated based on your job title, though your experience level and geography are also considered. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: Acadian Ambulance Service Incorporated
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Paramedic (5)
$11.49 - $24.42  
[-]Paramedic (5)
Hourly Rate$11.49 - $24.42  
[+]Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic (4)
$9.11 - $15.17  
[+]Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic (4)
Hourly Rate$9.11 - $15.17  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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Lafayette, Louisiana 

Ambulance Service

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Paramedics are awarded the highest paychecks, with average compensation nearing about $16.62 per hour; Basic Emergency Medical Technicians are next on the list, bringing in close to approximately $12.00 per hour.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $17.14 per hour. The largest fraction of Acadian Ambulance Service Incorporated people (46 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $13.05 per hour on average.


By state, the highest pay levels are found in Louisiana, where the average Acadian Ambulance Service Incorporated employee makes $15.71 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Emergency Medical Technicians earn $16.62 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. It pays to have an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Paramedicine at Acadian Ambulance Service Incorporated — these employees make the most at $16.68 per hour.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Critical Care; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $16.37 per hour. Emergency Medical Services is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; the greater part of Acadian Ambulance Service Incorporated's people use it regularly.

Benefits and Perks

Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just one in three employees. Most survey participants plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. For most employees, benefits include health insurance, and the larger part of survey participants get dental coverage, too.

Key Stats for Acadian Ambulance Service Incorporated


30 %
70 %
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$14 - $17
Hourly Rate
$11 - $17
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
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