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Employment, Employment Concentration, and Employment Projections are from the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) and Employment Projections programs.
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Projected Employment for Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics in UNITED STATES

National Employment Percent
Change
Projected
Annual
Job
Openings*
2016 2026
United States 248,000 285,400 15% 19,400
State Employment Percent
Change
Projected
Annual
Job
Openings*
2016 2026
California 18,500 22,400 +21% 1,580
Texas 18,720 22,400 +20% 1,570
New York 15,970 19,710 +23% 1,420
Florida 11,070 13,160 +19% 920
Illinois 12,900 14,140 +10% 920
Pennsylvania 12,150 13,700 +13% 910
North Carolina 10,090 11,880 +18% 820
Ohio 11,100 12,400 +12% 820
Georgia 8,660 10,720 +24% 770
New Jersey 8,580 9,330 +9% 600
Tennessee 6,730 8,170 +21% 580
Michigan 6,910 8,030 +16% 550
Missouri 6,390 7,210 +13% 480
Indiana 6,000 6,840 +14% 460
Virginia 5,170 6,210 +20% 440
Massachusetts 6,170 6,680 +8% 430
Minnesota 5,550 6,300 +14% 420
Wisconsin 6,310 6,590 +5% 410
South Carolina 5,130 5,880 +15% 400
Colorado 4,410 5,840 +32% 390
Maryland 4,830 5,470 +13% 370
Kentucky 4,790 5,270 +10% 340
Alabama 4,080 4,830 +19% 340
Arizona 3,290 4,310 +31% 320
Washington 3,420 4,110 +20% 290
Oklahoma 3,780 4,200 +11% 280
Connecticut 3,400 3,870 +14% 260
Utah 2,470 3,220 +30% 240
Kansas 2,860 3,040 +6% 190
Iowa 2,460 2,730 +11% 180
Arkansas 2,110 2,420 +15% 160
West Virginia 2,160 2,420 +12% 160
Oregon 1,950 2,230 +15% 150
New Mexico 1,900 2,090 +10% 140
Nevada 1,840 2,070 +12% 140
Mississippi 2,150 2,240 +4% 140
Puerto Rico 2,090 2,040 -3% 120
Maine 1,650 1,780 +8% 110
District of Columbia 1,560 1,700 +9% 110
Delaware 1,410 1,510 +7% 100
North Dakota 1,060 1,250 +18% 90
New Hampshire 1,240 1,400 +13% 90
Idaho 1,020 1,170 +14% 80
Hawaii 850 960 +14% 70
South Dakota 990 1,100 +12% 70
Nebraska 840 930 +12% 60
Montana 640 750 +17% 50
Wyoming 710 810 +14% 50
Rhode Island 720 730 +0% 40
Vermont 490 520 +7% 30
Alaska 360 400 +13% 30
Virgin Islands 160 160 +1% 10
Louisiana No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
Guam No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available

*Projected Annual Job Openings refers to the average annual job openings due to growth and net replacement.