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Emergency Medical Technology Schools in Florida

1,639 students earned Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) degrees in Florida in the 2019-2020 year.

In this state, Emergency Medical Technology is the 3rd most popular major 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 1 to 2 Years 1,120
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1,120
Associate Degree 519

Gender Distribution

In Florida, 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 Florida is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 8.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 26.4%
  • White: 57.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.1%
  • Other Races: 6.4%
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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).

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Wages for Emergency Medical Technology Jobs in Florida

In this state, emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) grads earn an average of $35,790. Nationwide, they make an average of $37,760.

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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
33,243 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 9.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,700 a year. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,649.

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418 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,532 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 32%. 72% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. A typical student attending HCC will pay a net price of $3,238.

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314 Degrees in Major Awarded
527 Total Students

6 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 10% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

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305 Degrees in Major Awarded
26,666 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,100 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 29 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $2,651.

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298 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,298 Total Students

30% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $8,326. 27 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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#6

Valencia College

Orlando
294 Degrees in Major Awarded
45,949 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 80% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,205.

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184 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,937 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,955. The full-time teacher rate is 32%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

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181 Degrees in Major Awarded
15,141 Total Students

24% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 26 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $8,100.

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164 Degrees in Major Awarded
46,523 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,842. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,700 a year. 88% of students get financical aid.

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#10

HCI College

West Palm Beach
163 Degrees in Major Awarded
709 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.20% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 52% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

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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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