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Emergency Medical Technology Schools in Tennessee

833 students earned Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) degrees in Tennessee in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Emergency Medical Technology is the 4th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Emergency Medical Technology Majors in Tennessee

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 660
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 140
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 140
Associate’s Degree 33

Gender Distribution

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

Emergency Medical Technology Majors in TN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Black or African American: 3.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.6%
  • White: 88.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 3.7%
Emergency Medical Technology Majors in TN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Emergency Medical Technology Grads in Tennessee

There are 12,500 people in the state and 456,690 people in the nation working in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) jobs.

Emergency Medical Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. TN

Wages for Emergency Medical Technology Jobs in Tennessee

In this state, emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) grads earn an average of $36,600. Nationwide, they make an average of $37,760.

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There are 13 colleges in Tennessee that offer emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

208 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,154 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 93% of students get financical aid.

126 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,221 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,097. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,600 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 33% are considered full time.

89 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,688 Total Students

In their early career, Roane State Community College grads earn an average salary of $24,900. 32% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending Roane State Community College will pay a net price of $3,703.

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,886 Total Students

25 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.60%. In their early career, Motlow grads earn an average salary of $26,300.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,862 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 37% are considered full time. A typical student attending JSCC will pay a net price of $7,477. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,241 Total Students

A typical student attending Chattanooga State Community College will pay a net price of $6,902. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. 41% of the teachers are full time.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,139 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.80%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,191. The full-time teacher rate is 36%.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,977 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $6,153. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,144 Total Students

98% of students get financical aid. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate is 8.10% which is lower than average.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,264 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 35% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $24,200 after graduation.

Emergency Medical Technology Careers in TN

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

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 24% $81,650
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 21% $34,090

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

Major Annual Graduates in TN
Surgical Technology 573
Physician Assistant 296
Radiologic Technology 184
Medical Radiologic Technology 166
Respiratory Care Therapy 162
Sonographer/Ultrasound Technology 69
Athletic Training 67
Polysomnography 57

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