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Schools Offering Emergency Medical Training Programs in Kansas


Each year, roughly 0.5% of Kansas students graduate with certificates in emergency medical training. Thus, Kansas' 17 EMT schools put out approximately 444 emergency medical technicians each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Kansas with a EMT program is Northwest Kansas Technical College, which is located in Goodland. In 2010, it was ranked 67th nationwide. In 2010, Northwest Kansas Technical College graduated 4 students from its EMT program.

The second-ranked school in Kansas with a EMT program is Salina Area Technical College, which is located in Salina. In 2010, it was ranked 70th nationwide. 16 students graduated with certificate in EMT from Salina Area Technical College in 2010. The tuition rate at Salina Area Technical College was $3,584 per year.

Colby Community College, which was ranked 70th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Kansas that has a EMT program. It is located in Colby. 5 students graduated with certificate in EMT from Colby Community College in 2010. The tuition rate at Colby Community College was $2,958 per year.

Cost

Emt schools in Kansas, charge students an average tuition of $2,513 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $5,328 per year, or as little as $1,920 per year. In 2010, the EMT schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Kansas were:

  1. Wichita Area Technical College - located in Wichita, students are charged $5,328 per year
  2. Flint Hills Technical College - located in Emporia, students are charged $3,810 per year
  3. Salina Area Technical College - located in Salina, students are charged $3,584 per year

The following Kansas EMT schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Coffeyville Community College - located in Coffeyville, students are charged $1,920 per year
  2. Kansas City Kansas Community College - located in Kansas City, students are charged $1,980 per year
  3. Allen County Community College - located in Iola, students are charged $2,080 per year

An EMT certificate from a Kansas school... what next?

A large number of Kansas EMT graduates become emergency medical technicians. In 2010, there were 2,610 emergency medical technicians working in Kansas. The Kansas counties with the largest populations of emergency medical technicians are:

  1. Allen County - 1,560 emergency medical technicians
  2. Butler County - 280 emergency medical technicians

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 2,900 emergency medical technicians will be working in Kansas state. This would require the number of emergency medical technicians to grow by 7%.

Salary

An emergency medical technician in Kansas earns $27,800 per year on average. However, Kansas emergency medical technicians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $16,110 per year to more than $53,820 per year in 2010. The following counties in Kansas have the highest average salaries for emergency medical technicians:

  1. Butler County - $35,120 per year
  2. Allen County - $23,340 per year

The following counties in Kansas have the lowest average salaries for emergency medical technicians:

  1. Allen County - $23,340 per year
  2. Butler County - $35,120 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Kansas 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 Kansas
  • Certificate in Emergency Medical Training in Kansas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,479 miles from location Johnson County Community College Shawnee Mission KS 13.3341 n/a 20,385
6,480 miles from location Kansas City Kansas Community College Kansas City KS 13.5424 n/a 7,137
6,656 miles from location Hutchinson Community College Hutchinson KS 20.5369 n/a 5,453
6,697 miles from location Barton County Community College Great Bend KS 20.0068 n/a 4,237
6,613 miles from location Cowley County Community College Arkansas City KS 16.4747 n/a 4,003
6,505 miles from location Highland Community College Highland KS 18.3845 n/a 3,698
6,519 miles from location Allen County Community College Iola KS 14.0674 n/a 3,124
6,633 miles from location Cloud County Community College Concordia KS 19.8599 n/a 2,786
6,625 miles from location Wichita Area Technical College Wichita KS 24.4302 n/a 2,116
6,535 miles from location Coffeyville Community College Coffeyville KS 20.6161 n/a 2,056
6,815 miles from location Garden City Community College Garden City KS 20.8808 n/a 2,054
6,482 miles from location Fort Scott Community College Fort Scott KS 19.5238 n/a 2,017
6,815 miles from location Colby Community College Colby KS 25.8317 n/a 1,565
6,540 miles from location Independence Community College Independence KS 19.9226 n/a 1,177
6,562 miles from location Flint Hills Technical College Emporia KS 25.1103 n/a 606
6,636 miles from location Salina Area Technical College Salina KS 30.3018 n/a 339
6,849 miles from location Northwest Kansas Technical College Goodland KS 33.4551 n/a 291
 

Curious what studying EMT gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics + 2,610 $27,800 8.8%
 

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