$31k $31k
241k 241k
24.2% 24.2%
3.3/5 3.3/5
Cert. Associates

Paramedic Ratings

Blended Rating

A weighted average of Sokanu’s five component ratings, approximating the overall satisfaction of a career.
Source: Sokanu

Interest Rating

4.2
SCORE
786
RATINGS
Interest rating measures the degree to which users found the subject matter of their work interesting.

Meaning Rating

3.7
SCORE
631
RATINGS
Meaning rating is a measure of the degree to which users felt that their career gave their life purpose and meaning.

Skills Utilization Rating

3.5
SCORE
780
RATINGS
Skill utilization rating is a measure of the degree to which users felt their skills were put to use in the career.

Fit Rating

4.0
SCORE
785
RATINGS
Fit rating measures a user's sense of how well their personality fit with their career. Examples of personality traits include leadership, extraversion, and persistence.

Salary Rating

2.6
SCORE
631
RATINGS
Salary rating measures whether they felt that they were compensated fairly for their work in the career.

Overall Rating

3.3
SCORE
831
RATINGS
Overall rating measures a user's general sentiment about their career. Not to be confused with Blended Rating which is Sokanu's measure of their overall satsifaction.

Work Environment Rating

3.5
SCORE
778
RATINGS
Work environment includes career characteristics such as working hours, organizational structure, and working conditions.

Uninformed Interest

2.3
SCORE
11712
RATINGS
The interest rating given by people who have not worked in this career.

Paramedic Demographics

Career Maturity

Career maturity is a measure of where a career falls on a typical user’s career path. For instance, restaurant work is often an early career for people that leads to other careers. Medical Doctors, on the other hand, tend to be terminal careers.
Source: Sokanu

Employment Type Mix

The distribution of full- and part-time employees in this career.
Source: Sokanu

66%
Full-Time
34%
Part-Time

Ethnic Minority Mix

Based on self reported ethnicity. Persons who identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

61%
17%
7%
4%
4%
3%
2%
1%
0%
White
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
Black or African American
Other
East Asian
South Asian
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Arab
Aboriginal

Actual Gender Mix

The distribution of men and women employed in this career in 2014.
Source: Sokanu Data ().

58%
Men
42%
Women

Gender Mix By Likes

The distribution of positive career likes by men and women on Sokanu. Four or Five star career ratings are inferred as Likes.
Source: Sokanu

52%
Men
48%
Women

Discrimination Score

A number between -100 and +100 that measures how much a career discriminates against men or women. The Sokanu Implied Discrimination Quotient (IDQ) compares a career’s actual gender mix to its likes by gender to determine how closely actual job placements mirror gender preferences.
Source: Sokanu