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Emergency Medical Technology Schools in Arkansas

513 students earned Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) degrees in Arkansas in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Emergency Medical Technology is the 5th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Emergency Medical Technology Majors in Arkansas

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 387
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 84
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 84
Associate’s Degree 38
Bachelor’s Degree 4

Gender Distribution

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

Emergency Medical Technology Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Black or African American: 12.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.5%
  • White: 79.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 3.3%
Emergency Medical Technology Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Emergency Medical Technology Grads in Arkansas

In this state, there are 3,750 people employed in jobs related to an emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) degree, compared to 456,690 nationwide.

Emergency Medical Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for Emergency Medical Technology Jobs in Arkansas

A typical salary for a emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) grad in the state is $31,800, compared to a typical salary of $37,760 nationwide.

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There are 24 colleges in Arkansas that offer emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

94 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,473 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,500 a year. A typical student attending SouthArk will pay a net price of $7,556.

#2

Arkansas Tech University

Russellville
60 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
12,101 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,362. Graduates earn an average $28,900 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 9.10% which is lower than average.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,582 Total Students

A typical student attending Black River Technical College will pay a net price of $6,849. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 56% are considered full time. In their early career, Black River Technical College grads earn an average salary of $22,500.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,422 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. A typical student attending Arkansas Northeastern College will pay a net price of $4,826. 98% of students get financical aid.

#5

National Park College

Hot Springs
31 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,017 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. 100% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,319 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.30%. This public school has an average net price of $7,020. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,300 a year.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,812 Total Students

95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,000 after earning their degree at this institution. 57% of the teachers are full time.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,423 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $18,700 after earning their degree at this institution. 100% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,151 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 9.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $17,900 a year. A typical student attending East Arkansas Community College will pay a net price of $4,836.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,446 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 87% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, ASU-Beebe grads earn an average salary of $24,000.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,979 Total Students

In their early career, NWACC grads earn an average salary of $27,800. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,316. 81% of students get financical aid.

Emergency Medical Technology Careers in AR

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

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 26% $112,810
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 15% $29,300

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

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Medical Radiologic Technology 173
Surgical Technology 109
Physician Assistant 70
Respiratory Care Therapy 60
Radiologic Technology 51
Athletic Training 48
Nuclear Medical Technology 21
Cardiovascular Technology 14

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