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Employment Data

Paramedics

State and National Employment

United States

Employment

May-10

Emergency medical technicians and paramedics

221,760

Michigan

Employment

May-10

Emergency medical technicians and paramedics

7,320

Source:  DTMB, Bureau of Labor Market Information & Strategic Initiatives

State and National Trends

United States

Employment

Percent 

Job Openings

2008

2018

Change

Emergency medical technicians and paramedics

210,700

229,700

9%

6,200

Michigan

Employment

Percent 

Job Openings

2008

2018

Change

Emergency medical technicians and paramedics

6,510

7,160

10%

200

Source:  DTMB, Bureau of Labor Market Information & Strategic Initiatives

State and National Wages

Location

Pay

May-10

Period

10%

25%

Median

75%

90%

United States

Hourly

$9.48

$11.57

$14.60

$19.03

$24.70

Yearly

$19,700

$24,100

$30,400

$39,600

$51,400

Michigan

Hourly

$8.96

$11.03

$14.14

$17.63

$21.18

Yearly

$18,600

$22,900

$29,400

$36,700

$44,100

Source: DTMB, Bureau of Labor Market Information & Strategic Initiatives

Registered Nurses

State and National Employment

United States

Employment

May-10

Registered nurses

2,655,020

Michigan

Employment

May-10

Registered nurses

86,040

Source:  DTMB, Bureau of Labor Market Information & Strategic Initiatives / Bureau of Labor Statistics

State and National Trends

United States

Employment

Percent 

Job Openings

2008

2018

Change

Registered nurses

2,618,700

3,200,200

22%

103,900

Michigan

Employment

Percent 

Job Openings

2008

2018

Change

Registered nurses

87,250

104,860

20%

3,290

Source:  DTMB, Bureau of Labor Market Information & Strategic Initiatives / Bureau of Labor Statistics

State and National Wages

Location

Pay

May-10

Period

10%

25%

Median

75%

90%

United States

Hourly

$21.24

$25.47

$31.10

$37.99

$45.74

Yearly

$44,200

$53,000

$64,700

$79,000

$95,100

Michigan

Hourly

$22.35

$25.91

$30.28

$34.88

$39.54

Yearly

$46,500

$53,900

$63,000

$72,600

$82,200

Source: DTMB, Bureau of Labor Market Information & Strategic Initiatives / Bureau of Labor Statistics

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