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Emergency Medical Technology Schools in Colorado

192 students earned Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) degrees in Colorado in the 2019-2020 year.

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

Education Levels of Emergency Medical Technology Majors in Colorado

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 137
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 137
Associate Degree 55

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Black or African American: 0.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 12.0%
  • White: 80.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 6.3%
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Jobs for Emergency Medical Technology Grads in Colorado

There are 9,510 people in the state and 456,690 people in the nation working in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) jobs.

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Wages for Emergency Medical Technology Jobs in Colorado

In this state, emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) grads earn an average of $42,320. Nationwide, they make an average of $37,760.

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There are 16 colleges in Colorado that offer emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

265 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,703 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 100% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, FRCC grads earn an average salary of $30,400.

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Colorado Mountain College

Glenwood Springs
183 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,315 Total Students

A typical student attending Colorado Mountain College will pay a net price of $7,459. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 20% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,900 a year.

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166 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,981 Total Students

A typical student attending Aims Community College will pay a net price of $8,386. 100% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 80% of students receive it.

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151 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,551 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 83% get financial aid. In their early career, Pueblo Community College grads earn an average salary of $23,800.

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118 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,001 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $10,119. 23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 19% of the teachers are full time.

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113 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,029 Total Students

A typical student attending Red Rocks Community College will pay a net price of $10,257. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,200 after earning their degree at this institution. 100% of the teachers are full time.

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Pikes Peak Community College

Colorado Springs
109 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,506 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,336. In their early career, PPCC grads earn an average salary of $25,500. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 94% are considered full time.

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#8

Colorado Mesa University

Grand Junction
73 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
9,110 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 56% are considered full time.

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65 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,835 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $30,100 after graduation. 64% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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46 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,404 Total Students

89% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $23,900 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

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Emergency Medical Technology Careers in CO

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

Job Title CO Job Growth CO Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 36% $116,840
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 32% $38,300

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

Major Annual Graduates in CO
Radiologic Technology 222
Respiratory Care Therapy 128
Surgical Technology 113
Physician Assistant 76
Athletic Training 44
Sonographer/Ultrasound Technology 30
Electroneurodiagnostic Technology 30
Allied Health/Treatment Professions 7

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