Paramedic - Job opportunities

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Paramedics attend to ill and injured people at accident sites or in medical emergencies, and transport them to hospitals or other medical facilities. They also transport patients between hospitals and from homes to hospitals. 

Pay

Paramedics usually earn

$58K-$72K per year

Source: Wellington Free Ambulance, 2014.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a paramedic are good due to strong demand for people qualified to fill the role.

Last updated 31 August 2015