Years of Experience
Average pay is about $18.39 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Acadian Ambulance Service Incorporated employees (44 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $14.44 per hour on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $22.18 per hour) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; San Antonio, Texas ($18.87), Alexandria, La. ($18.01), and Baton Rouge, La. (approximately $15.05) are the next top-paying cities. At about $15.00, Lafayette, La. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, Texas offers the highest pay at around $17.78 per hour.
Earning $19.28 per hour on average, Critical Care Paramedics receive the most money, followed by Paramedics (approximately $17.86), Paramedics ($14.13), and Basic Emergency Medical Technicians ($13.00).
Certifications and Degrees
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialists are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $18.26 per hour. At Acadian Ambulance Service Incorporated, employees who hold a Certificate (Cert), Paramedicine receive the highest pay at $18.61.
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 $18.80 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Acadian Ambulance Service Incorporated is Emergency Medical Services; the larger part of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Emergency/Trauma, Microsoft Office, and Customer Service.
Benefits and Perks
Only 22 percent receive paid vacation and sick leave. The larger part of survey participants save for retirement through Acadian Ambulance Service Incorporated's 401(k) plan. A fair number of workers receive health insurance, and a large number of survey participants get dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to employee stock ownership plan (esop) and a stock purchase plan.