EMT in Arizona

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Schools Offering Emergency Medical Training Programs in Arizona

Approximately 0.6% of graduates in of Arizona receive emergency medical training certificates every year. That means an estimated 1,366 emergency medical technicians graduate from Arizona's 16 EMT schools each year.

Top Schools

Southwest Skill Center-Campus of Estrella Mountain Community College, which was ranked 69th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Arizona that has a EMT program. It is located in Avondale. 113 students graduated with a certificate in EMT from Southwest Skill Center-Campus of Estrella Mountain Community College in 2010.

Central Arizona College, which was ranked 79th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Arizona that has a EMT program. It is located in Coolidge. The tuition rate at Central Arizona College was $1,950 per year.

The third-ranked school in Arizona with a EMT program is Eastern Arizona College, which is located in Thatcher. In 2010, it was ranked 83rd nationwide. In 2010, Eastern Arizona College graduated 19 students from its EMT programs. Students at Eastern Arizona College paid $1,520 per year in tuition fees.


Tuition at Arizona's EMT schools ranges from $2,310 per year to $1,412 per year. But, the average tuition is $1,523 per year. The Arizona EMT schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Mohave Community College - located in Kingman, students are charged $2,310 per year
  2. Coconino County Community College - located in Flagstaff, students are charged $2,040 per year
  3. Arizona Western College - located in Yuma, students are charged $2,000 per year

The following Arizona EMT schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Pima Community College - located in Tucson, students are charged $1,412 per year
  2. Northland Pioneer College - located in Holbrook, students are charged $1,414 per year
  3. Yavapai College - located in Prescott, students are charged $1,488 per year

An EMT certificate from an Arizona school... what next?

The highest percentage of EMT graduates in Arizona pursue careers as an emergency medical technician. In 2010, there were 3,560 emergency medical technicians working in Arizona. The largest populations of Arizona emergency medical technicians are working in the following counties:

  1. Maricopa County - 2,050 emergency medical technicians
  2. Apache County - 360 emergency medical technicians
  3. Pima County - 330 emergency medical technicians

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of emergency medical technicians in the state of Arizona will grow to 4,500. This would require a 19% growth in the profession.


On average, an emergency medical technician earns a salary of $31,190 per year in Arizona state. But, salaries for emergency medical technicians can vary. In 2010, emergency medical technicians made as little as less than $16,560 per year or as much as more than $95,330 per year in Arizona. On average an emergency medical technician earns the most in the following Arizona counties:

  1. Pima County - $42,010 per year
  2. Yuma County - $37,380 per year
  3. Coconino County - $35,200 per year

The Arizona counties with the lowest average salary for emergency medical technicians are:

  1. Cochise County - $25,410 per year
  2. Yavapai County - $28,440 per year
  3. Maricopa County - $29,660 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Arizona statistics regarding a career in emergency medical training and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as nurse assisting or paramedic.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Emergency Medical Training in Arizona
  • Certificate in Emergency Medical Training in Arizona

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,445 miles from location Pima Community College Tucson AZ 14.0724 n/a 35,880
7,478 miles from location Mesa Community College Mesa AZ 13.2296 n/a 25,960
7,494 miles from location Glendale Community College Glendale AZ 14.5633 n/a 20,154
7,489 miles from location Phoenix College Phoenix AZ 12.4906 n/a 12,164
7,477 miles from location Scottsdale Community College Scottsdale AZ 11.959 n/a 10,923
7,482 miles from location Paradise Valley Community College Phoenix AZ 11.9265 n/a 9,951
7,493 miles from location Yavapai College Prescott AZ 14.9939 n/a 8,276
7,642 miles from location Arizona Western College Yuma AZ 15.3094 n/a 7,984
7,366 miles from location Eastern Arizona College Thatcher AZ 16.7279 n/a 7,241
7,473 miles from location Central Arizona College Coolidge AZ 21.3758 n/a 6,795
7,568 miles from location Mohave Community College Kingman AZ 10.6222 n/a 6,702
7,381 miles from location Cochise College Douglas AZ 15.2807 n/a 4,739
7,359 miles from location Northland Pioneer College Holbrook AZ 8.71041 n/a 4,636
7,439 miles from location Coconino County Community College Flagstaff AZ 7.48753 n/a 3,981
7,503 miles from location Southwest Skill Center-Campus of Estrella Mountain Community College Avondale AZ 30.8392 n/a 545
7,487 miles from location Fortis College Phoenix AZ n/a n/a 124

Curious what studying EMT gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Arizona

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics + 3,560 $31,190 35.4%

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are EMT related jobs in Arizona