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Emergency Medical Technology Schools in Georgia

In 2019-2020, 383 students earned their Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) degrees in GA.

As a degree choice, Emergency Medical Technology is the 5th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Emergency Medical Technology Majors in Georgia

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 291
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 291
Associate Degree 92

Gender Distribution

In Georgia, 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 Georgia is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Black or African American: 11.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.8%
  • White: 75.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 5.2%
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Jobs for Emergency Medical Technology Grads in Georgia

In this state, there are 14,560 people employed in jobs related to an emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) degree, compared to 456,690 nationwide.

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Wages for Emergency Medical Technology Jobs in Georgia

Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) grads earn an average of $33,950 in the state and $37,760 nationwide.

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There are 25 colleges in Georgia that offer emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

169 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,232 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. In their early career, Southern Crescent Technical College grads earn an average salary of $23,800. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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155 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,154 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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129 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,140 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $20,000 a year. 87% 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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Gwinnett Technical College

Lawrenceville
102 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,576 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. In their early career, GTC grads earn an average salary of $28,600. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $11,110.

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80 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,030 Total Students

12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 92% of students get financical aid. In their early career, Atlanta Area Tech grads earn an average salary of $19,000.

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78 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,709 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 63%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $20,300 a year.

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76 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,045 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 85% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $1,768.

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73 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,608 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,600 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $2,148.

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48 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,548 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $2,351. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

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42 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,294 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,500 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

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Emergency Medical Technology Careers in GA

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

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 24% $32,570

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Surgical Technology 419
Radiologic Technology 412
Physician Assistant 221
Respiratory Care Therapy 197
Medical Radiologic Technology 136
Sonographer/Ultrasound Technology 130
Athletic Training 109
Cardiovascular Technology 42

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