Average Hourly Rate for Lifeguard Ambulance Employees

Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $18.31), people who work for Lifeguard Ambulance earn a median wage of $13.16 per hour. This synopsis is derived from responses to the PayScale's salary survey.

Employer: Lifeguard Ambulance
Hourly Rate Range by Job
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[-]Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Intermediate (2)
$10.05 - $15.95  
[-]Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Intermediate (2)
Hourly Rate$10.05 - $15.95  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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About This Company

Birmingham, Alabama 

Emergency Medical Services

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Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $13.00. Overall, the greater share of Lifeguard Ambulance folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn $13.50 per hour.


The highest pay by state can be found in Alabama, where pay average out at about $13.23 per hour.


Earning around $12.75 on average, Intermediate Emergency Medical Technicians receive the most money.

Certifications and Degrees

Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialists receive bigger paychecks ($14.25) than those without credentials. Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at approximately $14.25 per hour.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Customer Service; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $14.00. Folks here also tend to know Emergency Medical Services; on the survey, a majority of workers named it in their skills portfolios.

Benefits and Perks

About one-half plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Most workers can count on health insurance, and a fair portion of workers have dental coverage as a benefit.

Key Stats for Lifeguard Ambulance


40 %
60 %
Hourly Rate
Hourly Rate
5-9 years
10-19 years

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

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