Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
You’re cruising through town in your car butchering the lyrics to your favorite song when a siren starts blaring. You pull over to the side of the road, curious about the emergency racing by. What you probably didn’t realize is that the employees in the ambulance work in a recession-proof career. Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics are typically the first ones on the scene after a 911 call is placed.
Outlook for EMTs and Paramedics
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics National Employment Matrix, State Occupational Projections
Responsibilities include the following: