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Emergency Medical Technology Schools in New Mexico

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

As a degree choice, Emergency Medical Technology is the 2nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Emergency Medical Technology Majors in New Mexico

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 97
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 97
Associate Degree 57
Bachelor’s Degree 29

Gender Distribution

In New Mexico, 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 New Mexico is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.6%
  • Black or African American: 1.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 44.8%
  • White: 42.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.2%
  • Other Races: 8.2%
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Jobs for Emergency Medical Technology Grads in New Mexico

2,780 people in the state and 456,690 in the nation are employed in jobs related to emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic).

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Wages for Emergency Medical Technology Jobs in New Mexico

A typical salary for a emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) grad in the state is $35,660, compared to a typical salary of $37,760 nationwide.

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There are 14 colleges in New Mexico that offer emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

276 Degrees in Major Awarded
21,398 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $3,429. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 34% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,400 a year.

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101 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,698 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 33% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,433.

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92 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,459 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 24%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,020.

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San Juan College

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64 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,240 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $23,400 after graduation. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,115. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.

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45 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,028 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,800 a year. A typical student attending NMSU Dona Ana will pay a net price of $5,539. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

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36 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
22,311 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $28,100 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,446. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it.

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35 Degrees in Major Awarded
929 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,136. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,100 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it.

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14 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,174 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 51% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,100 a year. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,622.

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9 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,435 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 44% are considered full time. In their early career, UNM Valencia grads earn an average salary of $28,100. A typical student attending UNM Valencia will pay a net price of $8,151.

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7 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,046 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,786. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 28% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

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Emergency Medical Technology Careers in NM

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

Job Title NM Job Growth NM Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 23% $133,800
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 10% $33,990

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

Major Annual Graduates in NM
Respiratory Care Therapy 84
Radiologic Technology 46
Surgical Technology 37
Medical Radiologic Technology 34
Sonographer/Ultrasound Technology 17
Physician Assistant 17
Athletic Training 16
MRI Technician 12

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