Find Healthcare Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Emergency Medical Technology in California

Find Schools Near

Emergency Medical Technology Schools in California

In 2019-2020, 621 students earned their Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) degrees in CA.

An Emergency Medical Technology major is the 4th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Emergency Medical Technology Majors in California

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 447
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 447
Associate Degree 166
Bachelor’s Degree 8

Gender Distribution

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

undefined

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.1%
  • Black or African American: 1.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 26.1%
  • White: 52.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 13.5%
undefined

Jobs for Emergency Medical Technology Grads in California

In this state, there are 32,970 people employed in jobs related to an emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) degree, compared to 456,690 nationwide.

undefined

Wages for Emergency Medical Technology Jobs in California

Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) grads earn an average of $39,350 in the state and $37,760 nationwide.

undefined

There are 55 colleges in California that offer emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

652 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,757 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $5,782. The full-time teacher rate is 26%.

Request Information
#2

Palomar College

San Marcos
379 Degrees in Major Awarded
21,141 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $3,673. In their early career, Palomar College grads earn an average salary of $24,100. 30% of the teachers are full time.

Request Information
#3

Oxnard College

Oxnard
252 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,994 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 38%. 97% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $2,279.

Request Information
#4

Butte College

Oroville
230 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,335 Total Students

31% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,800 a year. A typical student attending Butte College will pay a net price of $5,070.

Request Information
230 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,012 Total Students

16% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,325.

Request Information
#6

Bakersfield College

Bakersfield
188 Degrees in Major Awarded
24,903 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,720. The full-time teacher rate is 49%.

Request Information
#7

Saddleback College

Mission Viejo
177 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,984 Total Students

46% of students get financical aid. A typical student attending Saddleback College will pay a net price of $4,246. 27 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Request Information
#8

Moreno Valley College

Moreno Valley
166 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,158 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 26%. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. 92% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Request Information
#9

Cuesta College

San Luis Obispo
160 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,093 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 35%. Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,500 a year.

Request Information
#10

College of the Canyons

Santa Clarita
135 Degrees in Major Awarded
20,573 Total Students

73% of students get financical aid. In their early career, College of the Canyons grads earn an average salary of $26,900. 27 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Request Information

Emergency Medical Technology Careers in CA

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

Job Title CA Job Growth CA Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 30% $142,500
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 21% $32,050

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

Major Annual Graduates in CA
Sonographer/Ultrasound Technology 1,195
Respiratory Care Therapy 1,154
Radiologic Technology 1,020
Surgical Technology 656
Physician Assistant 471
Cardiovascular Technology 422
Athletic Training 254
Medical Radiologic Technology 189

View all majors related to Emergency Medical Technology

View Nationwide Emergency Medical Technology Report

References

More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Healthcare Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited healthcare schools across the U.S.