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Emergency Medical Technology Schools in Iowa

97 Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) students earned their degrees in the state in 2019-2020.

In terms of popularity, Emergency Medical Technology is the 5th most popular major in the state out of a total 120 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Emergency Medical Technology Majors in Iowa

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 59
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 59
Associate Degree 38

Gender Distribution

In Iowa, 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 Iowa is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.1%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.1%
  • White: 72.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.0%
  • Other Races: 20.6%
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Jobs for Emergency Medical Technology Grads in Iowa

There are 5,300 people in the state and 456,690 people in the nation working in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) jobs.

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Wages for Emergency Medical Technology Jobs in Iowa

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

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There are 13 colleges in Iowa that offer emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

133 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,360 Total Students

A typical student attending Western Iowa Tech Community College will pay a net price of $7,201. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,900 a year. 86% of students get financical aid.

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112 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,051 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. In their early career, DMACC grads earn an average salary of $29,300.

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59 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,681 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,409. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid.

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35 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,260 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $7,223. Of all the students who attend this school, 85% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

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29 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,081 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,650. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

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13 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,279 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,700 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,217. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

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12 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
869 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1. Graduates earn an average $44,300 after graduation. 46% of the teachers are full time.

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8 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,704 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $29,600 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

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6 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,277 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,500 a year.

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5 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,162 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,900 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,505. 91% of students get financical aid.

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Emergency Medical Technology Careers in IA

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

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 25% $131,150
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 11% $34,600

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

Major Annual Graduates in IA
Physician Assistant 153
Radiologic Technology 149
Surgical Technology 120
Athletic Training 108
Respiratory Care Therapy 52
Sonographer/Ultrasound Technology 41
Electroneurodiagnostic Technology 11
Medical Radiologic Technology 10

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