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Emergency Medical Technology Schools in Nevada

617 Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) students earned their degrees in the state in 2020-2021.

In this state, Emergency Medical Technology is the 25th most popular major out of a total 63 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Emergency Medical Technology Majors in Nevada

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 590
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 590
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 590
Associate Degree 26
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.3%
  • Black or African American: 2.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 23.8%
  • White: 63.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 8.3%

Jobs for Emergency Medical Technology Grads in Nevada

In this state, there are 3,040 people employed in jobs related to an emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) degree, compared to 456,690 nationwide.


Wages for Emergency Medical Technology Jobs in Nevada

A typical salary for a emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) grad in the state is $36,240, compared to a typical salary of $37,760 nationwide.


There are 4 colleges in Nevada that offer emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
29,965 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,766 a year. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,249 Total Students

A typical student attending Truckee Meadows Community College will pay a net price of $9,200. The full-time teacher rate is 99%. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
5% Graduation Rate
3,772 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 8.70% which is lower than average. 74% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.00 years to complete their degree at Great Basin College.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
843 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This private school has an average net price of $19,022.

Emergency Medical Technology Careers in NV

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

Job Title NV Job Growth NV Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 43% $63,670
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 19% $32,160

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

Major Annual Graduates in NV
Physician Assistant 92
Medical Radiologic Technology 64
Respiratory Care Therapy 53
Radiologic Technology 32
Sonographer/Ultrasound Technology 19
Athletic Training 16
Surgical Technology 11

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