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 industry, from Basic Emergency Medical Technician to Paramedic. Employees of Acadian Ambulance Service Incorporated bring in an average of $13.10 per hour, and when they are working overtime, they earn $18.00. Acadian Ambulance Service Incorporated paychecks are largely negotiated based on your job title, though how long you've been working and where you live are also considered. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: Acadian Ambulance Service Incorporated
Hourly Rate Range by Job
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[-]Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic (5)
$8.75 - $15.17  
[-]Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic (5)
Hourly Rate$8.75 - $15.17  
[+]Paramedic (4)
$11.61 - $23.11  
[+]Paramedic (4)
Hourly Rate$11.61 - $23.11  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Lafayette, Louisiana 

Ambulance Service

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Earning $16.68 on average, Paramedics receive the most money, followed by Basic Emergency Medical Technicians ($11.13).

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay generally amounts to $15.17. The largest slice of the Acadian Ambulance Service Incorporated workforce (54 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns about $11.41 per hour.


By state, Texas offers the highest pay at approximately $16.35 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Emergency Medical Technicians, who make around $16.68. Becoming a Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialist can certainly pay off here; those folks make approximately $16.37. The highest-paying degree here is an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Paramedicine; Acadian Ambulance Service Incorporated awards $16.68 to these degree-holders.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Critical Care; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $16.37. Emergency Medical Services also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; nearly one-half of employees surveyed report using it at work.

Benefits and Perks

Only a quarter of workers receive paid vacation and sick leave. Acadian Ambulance Service Incorporated sponsors a 401(k) program, and the greater part of workers use this option to save for their retirement. At Acadian Ambulance Service Incorporated, approximately one-half of workers have health insurance, and nearly one-half of workers have dental coverage.

Key Stats for Acadian Ambulance Service Incorporated


35 %
65 %
Hourly Rate
$12 - $17
Hourly Rate
$11 - $17
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

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