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Paramedic Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 241,200 Paramedics in the United States. The Paramedic job market is expected to grow by 24.2% between 2014 and 2024.

Paramedic Employability Rating

A- Sokanu rates Paramedics with an A- employability rating, meaning this career should provide great employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 98,000 Paramedics. That number is based on 58,500 additional Paramedics, and the retirement of 39,500 existing Paramedics.

Supply of Paramedics

The Paramedic industry is not particularly concentrated in any state.

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  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

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  2. Get the Education

    • American University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Maryland-College Park | College Park, MD
      Offers: Bachelors
    • James Madison University | Harrisonburg, VA
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Liberty University | Lynchburg, VA
      Offers: Certificate, Associates, Bachelors
    • University of Maryland-University College | Adelphi, MD
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
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