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Emergency Medical Technology Schools in Pennsylvania

In 2019-2020, 166 students earned their Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) degrees in PA.

In this state, Emergency Medical Technology is the 49th most popular major out of a total 180 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Emergency Medical Technology Majors in Pennsylvania

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 147
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 147
Associate Degree 17
Bachelor’s Degree 2

Gender Distribution

In Pennsylvania, 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 Pennsylvania is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.8%
  • Black or African American: 6.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.2%
  • White: 78.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 8.4%
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Jobs for Emergency Medical Technology Grads in Pennsylvania

25,150 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 Pennsylvania

Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) grads earn an average of $33,980 in the state and $37,760 nationwide.

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

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
307 Total Students

94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, RHSHS grads earn an average salary of $56,500. 8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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38 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,011 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.60%.

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19 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,989 Total Students

26 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $28,700 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $11,597.

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16 Degrees in Major Awarded
15,376 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 17%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,800 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $11,990.

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15 Degrees in Major Awarded
834 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 46% are considered full time. 23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $16,343.

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15 Degrees in Major Awarded
187 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.20%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $17,660.

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13 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,454 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 30%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,985. Of all the students who attend this school, 82% get financial aid.

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11 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
4,565 Total Students

88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. A typical student attending Penn College will pay a net price of $25,794. In their early career, Penn College grads earn an average salary of $35,300.

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5 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,217 Total Students

21% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. In their early career, CCAC grads earn an average salary of $26,300.

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3 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,951 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,053. Of all the students who attend this school, 82% get financial aid.

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Emergency Medical Technology Careers in PA

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

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 23% $79,920
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 13% $31,020

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Physician Assistant 1,271
Athletic Training 404
Radiologic Technology 388
Sonographer/Ultrasound Technology 276
Surgical Technology 212
Respiratory Care Therapy 189
Medical Radiologic Technology 181
Nuclear Medical Technology 82

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