How much money does an ambulance driver make?

According to the most recent salary surveys, the average starting salary of an ambulance driver in 2010 is between $26,100 and $33,100 USD annually. Ambulance drivers who work for small private ambulance services make generally $12.00 to $14.00 USD per hour, while ambulance drivers who work for larger health care facilities can earn $15.00 per hour and more, depending on the type of ambulance driver work required. Ambulance drivers who work overnight shifts or are asked to travel to destinations outside of their normal radius for special patient cases also often receive a shift differential that increases their hourly pay rate.