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Emergency Medical Technology Schools in Colorado

1,349 students earned Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) degrees in Colorado in the 2018-2019 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 Less Than 1 Year 1,249
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 57
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 57
Associate’s Degree 43

Gender Distribution

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

Emergency Medical Technology Majors in CO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.1%
  • Black or African American: 1.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 14.2%
  • White: 72.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.4%
  • Other Races: 8.9%
Emergency Medical Technology Majors in CO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

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.

Emergency Medical Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. CO

Wages for Emergency Medical Technology Jobs in Colorado

Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) grads earn an average of $42,320 in the state and $37,760 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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
19,283 Total Students

69% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. A typical student attending FRCC will pay a net price of $9,713.

#2

Colorado Mountain College

Glenwood Springs
183 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,636 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 18% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 70% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $6,690.

166 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,634 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 84% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $28,900 after graduation. This public school has an average net price of $9,098.

151 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,545 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $23,800 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

118 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,759 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 21% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,900 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $9,527.

113 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,008 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

#7

Pikes Peak Community College

Colorado Springs
109 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,655 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 71% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 93%.

#8

Colorado Mesa University

Grand Junction
73 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
9,373 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $18,840. It takes the average student 4.76 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 52% are considered full time.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,597 Total Students

In their early career, CCA grads earn an average salary of $30,100. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,488. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,621 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. In their early career, Trinidad State Junior College grads earn an average salary of $23,900.

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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