Paramedic in Georgia

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Schools Offering Paramedic Training Programs in Georgia


Around 0.5% of Georgia's graduates graduate from paramedic training certificate programs every year. Thus, Georgia's 28 paramedic schools put out approximately 1,275 paramedics each year.

Top Schools

Medix College, which is located in Smyrna, is the top-ranked school in Georgia that has a paramedic program. It received a ranking of 72nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Medix College graduated 112 students from its paramedic program.

North Georgia Technical College, which was ranked 75th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Georgia that has a paramedic program. It is located in Clarkesville. In 2010, 52 students graduated from North Georgia Technical College paramedic program. The tuition rate at North Georgia Technical College was $2,310 per year.

Altamaha Technical College, which was ranked 75th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Georgia that has a paramedic program. It is located in Jesup. In 2010, Altamaha Technical College graduated 8 students from its paramedic programs. Students at Altamaha Technical College paid $2,268 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Georgia's paramedic schools ranges from $3,086 per year to $1,863 per year. But, the average tuition is $2,231 per year. In 2010, the paramedic schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Georgia were:

  1. Bainbridge College - located in Bainbridge, students are charged $3,086 per year
  2. Darton College - located in Albany, students are charged $2,714 per year
  3. Wiregrass Georgia Technical College - located in Valdosta, students are charged $2,528 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Georgia paramedic schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Athens Technical College - located in Athens, students are charged $1,863 per year
  2. Central Georgia Technical College - located in Macon, students are charged $1,863 per year
  3. Gwinnett Technical College - located in Lawrenceville, students are charged $2,064 per year

A paramedic certificate from a Georgia school... what next?

A large number of Georgia paramedic graduates become paramedics. 8,050 paramedics were working in Georgia in 2010. The largest populations of Georgia paramedics are working in the following counties:

  1. Barrow County - 3,660 paramedics
  2. Burke County - 740 paramedics
  3. Appling County - 720 paramedics

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of paramedics in Georgia will grow by 21%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 6,780 paramedics working in Georgia.

Salary

On average, a paramedic earns a salary of $30,960 per year in Georgia state. However, this number is only an average. paramedics in Georgia had varying salaries from $16,760 to $55,600 per year in 2010. On average a paramedic earns the most in the following Georgia counties:

  1. Russell County - $37,820 per year
  2. Baker County - $34,050 per year
  3. Barrow County - $32,700 per year

A paramedic in the following counties in Georgia make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Bulloch County - $25,550 per year
  2. Appling County - $25,800 per year
  3. Baldwin County - $28,720 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in paramedic training in Georgia 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 Georgia
  • Certificate in Paramedic Training in Georgia

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,911 miles from location Chattahoochee Technical College Marietta GA 11.9416 n/a 11,391
5,948 miles from location West Georgia Technical College Waco GA 14.9188 n/a 7,313
5,858 miles from location Central Georgia Technical College Macon GA 13.7605 n/a 6,950
5,885 miles from location Gwinnett Technical College Lawrenceville GA 13.6957 n/a 6,649
5,949 miles from location Georgia Northwestern Technical College Rome GA 15.91 n/a 5,994
5,884 miles from location Darton College Albany GA 11.5575 n/a 5,854
5,704 miles from location Savannah Technical College Savannah GA 13.7948 n/a 5,483
5,951 miles from location Georgia Highlands College Rome GA 15.0481 100% 5,219
5,895 miles from location Southern Crescent Technical College Griffin GA 18.387 n/a 5,185
5,843 miles from location Athens Technical College Athens GA 14.3033 n/a 5,167
5,766 miles from location Augusta Technical College Augusta GA 18.8263 n/a 5,028
5,894 miles from location Dekalb Technical College Clarkston GA 14.4911 n/a 4,742
5,903 miles from location Atlanta Technical College Atlanta GA 12.0104 n/a 4,740
5,874 miles from location Lanier Technical College Oakwood GA 15.9689 n/a 4,115
5,882 miles from location Albany Technical College Albany GA 19.8403 n/a 3,962
5,826 miles from location Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Valdosta GA 12.9737 n/a 3,585
5,901 miles from location Bainbridge College Bainbridge GA 14.7401 65% 3,558
5,857 miles from location North Georgia Technical College Clarkesville GA 25.3614 n/a 2,865
5,777 miles from location East Georgia College Swainsboro GA 6.42343 n/a 2,754
5,887 miles from location South Georgia Technical College Americus GA 22.0327 n/a 2,562
5,748 miles from location Ogeechee Technical College Statesboro GA 16.8119 n/a 2,419
5,856 miles from location Moultrie Technical College White House GA 18.4235 n/a 2,407
5,780 miles from location Southeastern Technical College Vidalia GA 16.8823 n/a 1,972
5,814 miles from location Heart of Georgia Technical College Dublin GA 17.5704 n/a 1,815
5,775 miles from location Okefenokee Technical College Waycross GA 16.723 n/a 1,734
5,866 miles from location Southwest Georgia Technical College Thomasville GA 14.2445 n/a 1,721
5,749 miles from location Altamaha Technical College Jesup GA 22.7917 n/a 1,551
5,908 miles from location Medix College Smyrna GA 28.0461 100% 429
 

Curious what studying Paramedic gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics + 8,050 $30,960 11.3%
2
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians + 470 $19,390 42.4%
 

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