Paramedic Jobs in Lafayette, LA

Provide first response for 911 calls. Paramedics travel in ambulances and deliver medical aid in emergency situations. Some common duties for these healthcare professionals include CPR, shock prevention, bleeding management, and spinal protection. They monitor patients’ conditions and transfer them to hospital care.

Paramedics must be able to remain calm under pressure and perform life-saving procedures with maximum speed and accuracy. Because they interact with people in high-stress environments, they must be compassionate and emotionally stable.

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Air Evac Lifeteam - Opelousas, LA (21 miles from Lafayette, LA)
life support care from initial contact until patient care is relinquished to the accepting medical facility maintaining thorough patient care documentation Maintains competency in knowledge and psychomotor...
8 days ago
Acadian Ambulance - Lafayette, LA
Administers prompt and efficient basic, intermediate and advanced life support care within the limits of licensure or certification and in accordance with approved protocols prior to and during transport...
14 days ago

Demographic Data for Lafayette, LA

Moving to Lafayette, LA? Find some basic demographic data about Lafayette, LA below.


151,705
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Salary for Paramedic Jobs in Lafayette, LA

This is the average annual salary for Paramedic jobs in Lafayette, LA as reported by the BLS.

$44,685

Highest Education Level

Paramedics in Lafayette, LA offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (25.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (21.3%)
  • High School or GED (18.9%)
  • Master's Degree (5.8%)
  • Some College (2.6%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.7%)
  • Some High School (0.6%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Paramedics in Lafayette, LA
  • Less than 1 year (34.6%)
  • None (32.5%)
  • 1-2 years (17.9%)
  • 2-4 years (9.9%)
  • 4-6 years (5.1%)