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Emergency Medical Technology Schools in Illinois

1,128 students earned Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) degrees in Illinois in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Emergency Medical Technology is the 7th most popular major in the state out of a total 166 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Emergency Medical Technology Majors in Illinois

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 735
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 293
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 293
Associate’s Degree 100

Gender Distribution

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

Emergency Medical Technology Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.9%
  • Black or African American: 4.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 11.2%
  • White: 74.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 5.7%
Emergency Medical Technology Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Emergency Medical Technology Grads in Illinois

20,860 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. IL

Wages for Emergency Medical Technology Jobs in Illinois

In this state, emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) grads earn an average of $41,940. Nationwide, they make an average of $37,760.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 35 colleges in Illinois that offer emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

College of DuPage

Glen Ellyn
221 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,903 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 22%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,569. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1.

177 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,931 Total Students

51% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 23%. This public school has an average net price of $4,768.

105 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,083 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 5.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 28% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $28,500 after graduation.

98 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,508 Total Students

63% of students get financical aid. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,743 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,928. Graduates earn an average $26,800 after graduation. 51% of students get financical aid.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,446 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 42%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,994.

#7

South Suburban College

South Holland
62 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,066 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 31%. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,671.

#8

Prairie State College

Chicago Heights
43 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,843 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 28% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 75% get financial aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,196.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,997 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $3,668. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 36%.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,032 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $5,192. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 53% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1.

Emergency Medical Technology Careers in IL

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

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 14% $85,020
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 10% $31,480

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

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Radiologic Technology 511
Physician Assistant 314
Surgical Technology 270
Medical Radiologic Technology 265
Athletic Training 215
Respiratory Care Therapy 195
Sonographer/Ultrasound Technology 140
MRI Technician 74

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