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Emergency Medical Technology Schools in South Carolina

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

As a degree choice, Emergency Medical Technology is the 33rd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Emergency Medical Technology Majors in South Carolina

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 178
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 178
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 178
Associate Degree 39
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 9
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 9

Gender Distribution

In South Carolina, 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 South Carolina is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Black or African American: 4.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.4%
  • White: 85.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 4.4%

Jobs for Emergency Medical Technology Grads in South Carolina

There are 8,220 people in the state and 456,690 people in the nation working in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) jobs.


Wages for Emergency Medical Technology Jobs in South Carolina

A typical salary for a emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) grad in the state is $34,570, compared to a typical salary of $37,760 nationwide.


There are 3 colleges in South Carolina that offer emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,536 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it. In their early career, GTC grads earn an average salary of $31,339. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,225.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,409 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,672 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $3,803.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,582 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,939 a year. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.10%.

Emergency Medical Technology Careers in SC

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

Job Title SC Job Growth SC Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 28% $57,530
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 15% $32,300

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

Major Annual Graduates in SC
Physician Assistant 175
Medical Radiologic Technology 171
Respiratory Care Therapy 98
Athletic Training 65
Cardiovascular Technology 59
Surgical Technology 17
Sonographer/Ultrasound Technology 10
Radiation Protection Technician 10

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