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Schools Offering Emergency Medical Training Programs in Maine


Each year, roughly 0.3% of Maine students graduate with certificates in emergency medical training. In other words, every year an estimated 75 emergency medical technicians graduate from Maine's 4 EMT schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Maine that has a EMT program is Northern Maine Community College. Northern Maine Community College, which was ranked 75th in the country in 2010, is located in Presque Isle. In 2010, Northern Maine Community College graduated 4 students from its EMT program. Tuition at Northern Maine Community College was $3,223 per year.

The second-ranked school in Maine that has a EMT program is Eastern Maine Community College. Eastern Maine Community College, which was ranked 76th in the country in 2010, is located in Bangor. 2 students graduated with certificate in EMT from Eastern Maine Community College in 2010. Tuition at Eastern Maine Community College was $3,207 per year.

Southern Maine Community College, which was ranked 76th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Maine that has a EMT program. It is located in South Portland. In 2010, Southern Maine Community College graduated 16 students from its EMT programs. Students at Southern Maine Community College paid $3,395 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Maine's EMT schools ranges from $3,395 per year to $3,124 per year. But, the average tuition is $3,237 per year. The Maine EMT schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Southern Maine Community College - located in South Portland, students are charged $3,395 per year
  2. Northern Maine Community College - located in Presque Isle, students are charged $3,223 per year
  3. Eastern Maine Community College - located in Bangor, students are charged $3,207 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Maine EMT schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Kennebec Valley Community College - located in Fairfield, students are charged $3,124 per year
  2. Eastern Maine Community College - located in Bangor, students are charged $3,207 per year
  3. Northern Maine Community College - located in Presque Isle, students are charged $3,223 per year

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

Most people who graduate from EMT school in Maine go on to work as an emergency medical technician. 1,730 emergency medical technicians were working in Maine in 2010. In Maine, the largest numbers of emergency medical technicians work in the following counties:

  1. Cumberland County - 1,160 emergency medical technicians
  2. Aroostook County - 360 emergency medical technicians
  3. Androscoggin County - 50 emergency medical technicians

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of emergency medical technicians is expected to grow by 8% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,420 emergency medical technicians working in the Maine then.

Salary

An emergency medical technician in Maine earns $30,340 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Maine emergency medical technicians earned as little as less than $17,430 per year or as much as more than $62,960 per year. On average an emergency medical technician earns the most in the following Maine counties:

  1. Cumberland County - $32,630 per year
  2. Penobscot County - $27,600 per year
  3. Androscoggin County - $26,880 per year

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

  1. Aroostook County - $25,960 per year
  2. Androscoggin County - $26,880 per year
  3. Penobscot County - $27,600 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in emergency medical training in Maine and to compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse assisting or paramedic, 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 Emergency Medical Training in Maine
  • Certificate in Emergency Medical Training in Maine

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,245 miles from location Southern Maine Community College South Portland ME 18.7675 60% 6,261
5,231 miles from location Kennebec Valley Community College Fairfield ME 15.6908 n/a 2,298
5,194 miles from location Eastern Maine Community College Bangor ME 24.2105 100% 2,099
5,197 miles from location Northern Maine Community College Presque Isle ME 24.9341 90% 1,129
 

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 + 1,730 $30,340 22.7%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are EMT related jobs in Maine