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Emergency Medical Technology Schools in Kentucky

143 students earned Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) degrees in Kentucky in the 2019-2020 year.

As a degree choice, Emergency Medical Technology is the 12th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Emergency Medical Technology Majors in Kentucky

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 56
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 56
Associate Degree 53
Bachelor’s Degree 34

Gender Distribution

In Kentucky, 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 Kentucky is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Black or African American: 1.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.4%
  • White: 86.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.2%
  • Other Races: 6.3%
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Jobs for Emergency Medical Technology Grads in Kentucky

There are 6,280 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 Kentucky

A typical salary for a emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) grad in the state is $31,430, compared to a typical salary of $37,760 nationwide.

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There are 18 colleges in Kentucky that offer emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

74 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,299 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,231. Graduates earn an average $25,400 after graduation. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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45 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
14,465 Total Students

In their early career, Eastern grads earn an average salary of $29,800. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,149.

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33 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,104 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid.

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24 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,850 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 91% are considered full time. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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22 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,893 Total Students

In their early career, West Kentucky Community and Technical College grads earn an average salary of $22,900. The full-time teacher rate is 95%. This public school has an average net price of $5,467.

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18 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,837 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. In their early career, SCC grads earn an average salary of $20,100. 96% of the teachers are full time.

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16 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,901 Total Students

A typical student attending Owensboro Community and Technical College will pay a net price of $5,308. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 92%.

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12 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,196 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 94% are considered full time. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,900 a year.

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7 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,505 Total Students

In their early career, Southeast grads earn an average salary of $19,100. 100% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,774.

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6 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,180 Total Students

93% of students get financical aid. 98% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Bluegrass Community and Technical College grads earn an average salary of $23,800.

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Emergency Medical Technology Careers in KY

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

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 23% $59,220
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 10% $30,270

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Surgical Technology 256
Radiologic Technology 213
Respiratory Care Therapy 167
Physician Assistant 123
Athletic Training 101
Medical Radiologic Technology 85
Sonographer/Ultrasound Technology 24
Radiation Protection Technician 8

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