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Emergency Medical Technology Schools in Florida

4,726 students earned Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) degrees in Florida in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Emergency Medical Technology is the 3rd most popular major in the state out of a total 144 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Emergency Medical Technology Majors in Florida

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 3,074
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1,144
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1,144
Associate’s Degree 508

Gender Distribution

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

Emergency Medical Technology Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.2%
  • Black or African American: 8.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 27.0%
  • White: 56.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.5%
  • Other Races: 6.1%
Emergency Medical Technology Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Emergency Medical Technology Grads in Florida

20,380 people in the state and 456,690 in the nation are employed in jobs related to emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic).

Emergency Medical Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for Emergency Medical Technology Jobs in Florida

A typical salary for a emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) grad in the state is $35,790, compared to a typical salary of $37,760 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 47 colleges in Florida that offer emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Broward College

Fort Lauderdale
445 Degrees in Major Awarded
40,784 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 74% of students receive it. The student loan default rate of 7.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,783.

418 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,183 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,645. In their early career, HCC grads earn an average salary of $26,800. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.70%.

314 Degrees in Major Awarded
461 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.70% which is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

305 Degrees in Major Awarded
31,816 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,100 after earning their degree at this institution. 72% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.20%.

298 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,104 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,967. The student loan default rate is 5.30% which is lower than average. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 74% of students receive it.

#6

Valencia College

Orlando
294 Degrees in Major Awarded
46,521 Total Students

31% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 76% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

184 Degrees in Major Awarded
15,820 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 29%. This public school has an average net price of $5,734. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

181 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,556 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 73% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,027. 25% of the teachers are full time.

164 Degrees in Major Awarded
54,973 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,700 a year. A typical student attending MDC will pay a net price of $6,327. Of all the students who attend this school, 84% get financial aid.

#10

Health Career Institute

West Palm Beach
163 Degrees in Major Awarded
404 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. An average student at Health Career Institute will pay a net price of $20,226.

Emergency Medical Technology Careers in FL

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

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 33% $61,080
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 19% $33,620

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Medical Radiologic Technology 996
Physician Assistant 615
Surgical Technology 556
Sonographer/Ultrasound Technology 506
Respiratory Care Therapy 428
Athletic Training 229
Radiologic Technology 210
Cardiovascular Technology 102

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