Paramedic in Kansas

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Schools Offering Paramedic Training Programs in Kansas

Each year, approximately 0.5% of Kansas graduates receive certificates in paramedic training. In other words, every year an estimated 444 paramedics graduate from Kansas' 17 paramedic schools.

Top Schools

Northwest Kansas Technical College, which was ranked 67th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Kansas that has a paramedic program. It is located in Goodland. In 2010, 4 students graduated from Northwest Kansas Technical College's paramedic program.

The second-ranked school in Kansas that has a paramedic program is Salina Area Technical College. Salina Area Technical College, which was ranked 70th in the country in 2010, is located in Salina. In 2010, 16 students graduated from Salina Area Technical College paramedic program. Salina Area Technical College charged in-state students $3,584 in tuition fees per year.

Colby Community College, which was ranked 70th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Kansas that has a paramedic program. It is located in Colby. In 2010, 5 students graduated from Colby Community College paramedic program. Colby Community College charged in-state students $2,958 in tuition fees per year.


Paramedic 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. The Kansas paramedic schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 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 lowest tuition rates at Kansas paramedic schools were charged at the following schools:

  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

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

A large number of Kansas paramedic graduates become paramedics. In 2010, there were 2,610 paramedics working in Kansas. The following counties have the largest number of Kansas paramedics:

  1. Allen County - 1,560 paramedics
  2. Butler County - 280 paramedics

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of paramedics is expected to grow by 7% by 2018. There are projected to be 2,900 paramedics working in the Kansas then.


A paramedic in Kansas earns $27,800 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Kansas paramedics earned as little as less than $16,110 per year or as much as more than $53,820 per year. On average a paramedic earns the most in the following Kansas counties:

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

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

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

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Kansas statistics regarding a career in paramedic training. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as paramedic or emergency management.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Paramedic Training in Kansas
  • Certificate in Paramedic 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 Paramedic gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics + 2,610 $27,800 8.8%
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians + 40 $19,370

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