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Emergency Medical Technology Schools in Tennessee

In 2019-2020, 202 students earned their Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) degrees in TN.

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 1 to 2 Years 166
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 166
Associate Degree 36

Gender Distribution

In Tennessee, 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 Tennessee is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Black or African American: 4.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.0%
  • White: 90.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 2.0%
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Jobs for Emergency Medical Technology Grads in Tennessee

12,500 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 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
8,832 Total Students

96% of students get financical aid. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

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126 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,931 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. 98% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

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89 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,172 Total Students

99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Graduates earn an average $24,900 after graduation.

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66 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,616 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $26,300 after graduation. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. A typical student attending Motlow will pay a net price of $6,885.

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61 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,203 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public school has an average net price of $7,775. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,700 a year.

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57 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,452 Total Students

99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $6,742.

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56 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,397 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,700 a year. A typical student attending Northeast State Technical Community College will pay a net price of $6,198. The student loan default rate is 7.50% which is lower than average.

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47 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,650 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,448. The full-time teacher rate is 37%. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

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47 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,742 Total Students

A typical student attending WSCC will pay a net price of $3,404. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 45% are considered full time. The 9.30% student loan default rate is lower than average.

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45 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,074 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $24,200 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 37%. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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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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