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Paramedics

Administer basic or advanced emergency medical care and assess injuries and illnesses. May administer medication intravenously, use equipment such as EKGs, or administer advanced life support to sick or injured individuals.

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Wages:

Median wages for the broader occupation, Paramedics, are $30.43 / hour.

Education:

Associate's degree is typically required.

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