Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $17.99 per hour. The largest fraction of Acadian Ambulance Service Incorporated people (44 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn around $13.64 per hour on average.
Bringing in the most money are Critical Care Paramedics — their earnings average $19.28 per hour. Paramedics are a close second at about $17.55 along with Billing Specialists (approximately $14.45) and Paramedics ($14.13). Near the bottom at Acadian Ambulance Service Incorporated are Basic Emergency Medical Technicians, pulling in an average of just $12.89.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $18.87 per hour) can be spotted in San Antonio, Texas; Alexandria, La. ($18.49), Dallas, Texas (approximately $18.00), and Austin, Texas ($17.00) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (about $14.41) in Lafayette, La., one of the lowest-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Texas; pay there average to $16.83 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Critical Care Specialists earn approximately $18.09 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. It pays to have a Certificate (Cert), Paramedicine at Acadian Ambulance Service Incorporated — these employees make the most at about $18.61 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 $18.47 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Emergency Medical Services; on the survey, the greater part of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Three more common skills are Emergency/Trauma, Customer Service, and Medicaid & Medicare Billing.
Benefits and Perks
Only 29 percent at Acadian Ambulance Service Incorporated enjoy paid vacation time, and just 36 percent can take sick leave. A fair number of employees participate in a 401(k) program. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most workers, and a fair number of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Privileges also include employee stock ownership plan (esop), life insurance, and a stock purchase plan.