There are schools offering paramedic programs in Florida!
Schools Offering Paramedic Training Programs in Florida
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The top-ranked school in Florida that has a paramedic program is Health Opportunity Technical Center. Health Opportunity Technical Center, which was ranked 56th in the country in 2010, is located in Miami. no students graduated with a certificate in paramedic from Health Opportunity Technical Center in 2010.
The second-ranked school in Florida with a paramedic program is Keiser Career College-Greenacres, which is located in West Palm Beach. In 2010, it was ranked 64th nationwide. 19 students graduated with certificate in paramedic from Keiser Career College-Greenacres in 2010. Students at Keiser Career College-Greenacres paid $14,176 per year in tuition fees.
The third-ranked school in Florida with a paramedic program is Sarasota County Technical Institute, which is located in Sarasota. In 2010, it was ranked 66th nationwide. In 2010, 67 students graduated from Sarasota County Technical Institute paramedic program. Students at Sarasota County Technical Institute paid $0 per year in tuition fees.
If you choose to attend a Florida paramedic school, average tuition will be $2,949 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,158 per year to $14,176 per year. In 2010, the paramedic schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Florida were:
- Keiser Career College-Greenacres - located in West Palm Beach, students are charged $14,176 per year
- City College Branch Campus - located in Gainesville, students are charged $12,866 per year
- City College - located in Casselberry, students are charged $12,240 per year
The paramedic schools in Florida that charged the lowest tuition rates were:
- Palm Beach State College - located in Lake Worth, students are charged $2,158 per year
- Santa Fe College - located in Gainesville, students are charged $2,167 per year
- Pensacola State College - located in Pensacola, students are charged $2,179 per year
A paramedic certificate from a Florida school... what next?
Most people who graduate from paramedic school in Florida go on to work as a paramedic. 8,910 paramedics were working in Florida in 2010. The largest populations of Florida paramedics are working in the following counties:
- Hernando County - 1,420 paramedics
- Broward County - 1,240 paramedics
- Miami-Dade County - 980 paramedics
The government projects that the number of paramedics in Florida will grow by 14%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 10,300 paramedics working in Florida.
On average, paramedics earn $31,670 per year. However, this number is only an average. paramedics in Florida had varying salaries from $17,350 to $52,190 per year in 2010. The following counties in Florida have the highest average salaries for paramedics:
- Palm Beach County - $37,430 per year
- Manatee County - $35,420 per year
- Lake County - $35,060 per year
The following counties in Florida have the lowest average salaries for paramedics:
- Marion County - $23,620 per year
- Miami-Dade County - $27,310 per year
- Gadsden County - $28,530 per year
For more data regarding a career in paramedic training in Florida and to compare salaries with various related fields such as paramedic or emergency management, take a look at the graphs and charts below.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Paramedic Training in Florida
- Certificate in Paramedic Training in Florida
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|5,614 miles from location||Miami Dade College||Miami||FL||21.2072||n/a||59,120|
|5,701 miles from location||Valencia Community College||Orlando||FL||22.7696||n/a||39,008|
|5,613 miles from location||Broward College||Fort Lauderdale||FL||17.4756||n/a||37,360|
|5,780 miles from location||St Petersburg College||Clearwater||FL||18.6493||n/a||29,282|
|5,728 miles from location||Florida State College at Jacksonville||Jacksonville||FL||18.8342||n/a||28,877|
|5,612 miles from location||Palm Beach State College||Lake Worth||FL||18.277||n/a||28,017|
|5,764 miles from location||Hillsborough Community College||Tampa||FL||20.5441||n/a||26,964|
|5,663 miles from location||Brevard Community College||Cocoa||FL||23.0121||n/a||17,853|
|5,685 miles from location||Daytona State College||Daytona Beach||FL||17.1637||n/a||17,352|
|5,633 miles from location||Indian River State College||Fort Pierce||FL||19.855||n/a||17,110|
|5,698 miles from location||Seminole State College of Florida||Sanford||FL||18.1118||n/a||16,417|
|5,723 miles from location||Edison State College||Fort Myers||FL||14.6361||n/a||16,034|
|5,770 miles from location||Santa Fe College||Gainesville||FL||24.8493||n/a||15,043|
|5,888 miles from location||Tallahassee Community College||Tallahassee||FL||17.449||n/a||14,526|
|5,771 miles from location||State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota||Bradenton||FL||15.9671||n/a||11,746|
|6,058 miles from location||Pensacola State College||Pensacola||FL||16.7322||n/a||11,598|
|5,777 miles from location||Pasco-Hernando Community College||New Port Richey||FL||16.3494||n/a||10,036|
|5,719 miles from location||Polk State College||Winter Haven||FL||15.7445||n/a||9,437|
|5,752 miles from location||College of Central Florida||Ocala||FL||17.9398||n/a||8,289|
|6,015 miles from location||Northwest Florida State College||Niceville||FL||17.1141||n/a||7,556|
|5,969 miles from location||Gulf Coast Community College||Panama City||FL||18.0854||n/a||6,178|
|5,725 miles from location||Saint Johns River State College||Palatka||FL||17.0215||n/a||5,826|
|5,728 miles from location||Lake-Sumter Community College||Leesburg||FL||16.3104||n/a||4,752|
|5,782 miles from location||Florida Gateway College||Lake City||FL||19.1971||n/a||3,187|
|5,705 miles from location||South Florida Community College||Avon Park||FL||23.4449||n/a||2,902|
|5,942 miles from location||Chipola College||Marianna||FL||23.4792||n/a||2,341|
|5,703 miles from location||Mid Florida Tech||Orlando||FL||17.6537||n/a||2,042|
|5,617 miles from location||Keiser Career College-Greenacres||West Palm Beach||FL||36.4294||100%||1,754|
|5,706 miles from location||Florida Keys Community College||Key West||FL||17.2235||n/a||1,407|
|5,619 miles from location||McFatter Technical Center||Fort Lauderdale||FL||21.6473||n/a||1,283|
|5,770 miles from location||Manatee Technical Institute||Bradenton||FL||13.0566||n/a||1,257|
|5,833 miles from location||North Florida Community College||Madison||FL||17.255||n/a||1,251|
|5,699 miles from location||Technical Education Center-Osceola||Kissimmee||FL||22.102||n/a||861|
|5,615 miles from location||City College||Fort Lauderdale||FL||8.79563||46%||677|
|5,961 miles from location||Washington-Holmes Technical Center||Chipley||FL||23.7191||n/a||652|
|5,722 miles from location||Lake Technical Center||Eustis||FL||25.8482||n/a||587|
|5,707 miles from location||First Coast Technical College||Saint Augustine||FL||32.0312||n/a||542|
|5,751 miles from location||Marion County Community Technical and Adult Education Center||Ocala||FL||27.8431||100%||540|
|5,764 miles from location||Sarasota County Technical Institute||Sarasota||FL||33.611||n/a||471|
|5,765 miles from location||City College Branch Campus||Gainesville||FL||25.1117||76%||426|
|5,621 miles from location||City College||Miami||FL||26.5414||79%||416|
|5,699 miles from location||City College||Casselberry||FL||21.6439||52%||292|
|5,735 miles from location||Fortis Institute||Mulberry||FL||30.1459||100%||231|
|5,830 miles from location||Taylor Technical Institute||Perry||FL||15.2393||n/a||217|
|5,616 miles from location||Health Opportunity Technical Center||Miami||FL||43.7826||100%||182|
|5,727 miles from location||Commercial Diving Academy||Jacksonville||FL||27.8566||n/a||163|
Curious what studying Paramedic gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Florida
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics +||8,910||$31,670||16.5%|
|Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians +||790||$26,300||21.5%|
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