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Emergency Medical Technology Schools in Arizona

In 2018-2019, 1,551 students earned their Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) degrees in AZ.

In this state, Emergency Medical Technology is the 4th most popular major out of a total 138 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Emergency Medical Technology Majors in Arizona

Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1,185
Associate’s Degree 217
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 149
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 149

Gender Distribution

In Arizona, a emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) major is more popular with men than with women.

Emergency Medical Technology Majors in AZ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) majors in Arizona is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Black or African American: 3.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 26.0%
  • White: 60.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.1%
  • Other Races: 9.5%
Emergency Medical Technology Majors in AZ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Emergency Medical Technology Grads in Arizona

There are 7,280 people in the state and 456,690 people in the nation working in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) jobs.

Emergency Medical Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. AZ

Wages for Emergency Medical Technology Jobs in Arizona

In this state, emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) grads earn an average of $38,260. Nationwide, they make an average of $37,760.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 20 colleges in Arizona that offer emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

288 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,054 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,600 a year. Of all the students who attend this school, 77% get financial aid.

248 Degrees in Major Awarded
20,351 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 73% get financial aid. In their early career, Mesa Community College grads earn an average salary of $29,600. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

247 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,512 Total Students

26 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,800 after earning their degree at this institution. 27% of the teachers are full time.

230 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,900 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 65% of students receive it.

146 Degrees in Major Awarded
600 Total Students

52% of students get financical aid. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

#6

Yavapai College

Prescott
95 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,428 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 72% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 53% are considered full time. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

86 Degrees in Major Awarded
15,585 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 59% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. The student loan default rate of 9.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#8

Phoenix College

Phoenix
67 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,109 Total Students

In their early career, Phoenix College grads earn an average salary of $26,300. 78% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,672 Total Students

In their early career, Cochise College grads earn an average salary of $23,200. Of all the students who attend this school, 73% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 34%.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
856 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 55% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.00%. An average student at PMI Mesa will pay a net price of $21,738.

Emergency Medical Technology Careers in AZ

Some of the careers emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) majors go into include:

Job Title AZ Job Growth AZ Median Salary
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 31% $36,200
Health Specialties Professors 29% $108,550

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic).

Major Annual Graduates in AZ
Radiologic Technology 363
Respiratory Care Therapy 268
Athletic Training 234
Physician Assistant 135
Surgical Technology 127
Sonographer/Ultrasound Technology 37
Perfusion Technology 31
Nuclear Medical Technology 17

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