Paramedic in Missouri

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Schools Offering Paramedic Training Programs in Missouri

Around 0.2% of Missouri's graduates graduate from paramedic training certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 292 paramedics graduate from Missouri's 21 paramedic schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Missouri with a paramedic program is Grand River Technical School, which is located in Chillicothe. In 2010, it was ranked 58th nationwide. In 2010, Grand River Technical School graduated 6 students from its paramedic program.

Waynesville Career Center, which was ranked 61st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Missouri that has a paramedic program. It is located in Waynesville. In 2010, 23 students graduated from Waynesville Career Center paramedic program.

Texas County Technical Institute, which is located in Houston, is the third-ranked school in Missouri that has a paramedic program. It received a ranking of 63rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 21 students graduated from Texas County Technical Institute paramedic program. Texas County Technical Institute charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.


Tuition at Missouri's paramedic schools ranges from $19,854 per year to $1,704 per year. But, the average tuition is $4,297 per year. In 2010, the paramedic schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Missouri were:

  1. Drury University - located in Springfield, students are charged $19,854 per year
  2. Southwest Baptist University - located in Bolivar, students are charged $17,280 per year
  3. Sanford-Brown College - located in Fenton, students are charged $15,181 per year

The paramedic schools in Missouri that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. East Central College - located in Union, students are charged $1,704 per year
  2. Crowder College - located in Neosho, students are charged $1,920 per year
  3. Jefferson College - located in Hillsboro, students are charged $2,040 per year

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

A large number of Missouri paramedic graduates become paramedics. Missouri had 7,620 paramedics in 2010. In Missouri, the largest numbers of paramedics work in the following counties:

  1. Bond County - 3,220 paramedics
  2. Franklin County - 2,010 paramedics
  3. Audrain County - 750 paramedics

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of paramedics is expected to grow by 12% by 2018. There are projected to be 8,250 paramedics working in the Missouri then.


A paramedic in Missouri earns $31,920 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Missouri paramedics earned as little as less than $16,280 per year or as much as more than $54,530 per year. The following counties in Missouri have the highest average salaries for paramedics:

  1. Bond County - $37,360 per year
  2. Barry County - $35,580 per year
  3. Doniphan County - $35,300 per year

On average, paramedics earns the least in the following Missouri counties:

  1. Adair County - $19,840 per year
  2. Alexander County - $23,080 per year
  3. Jasper County - $24,260 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Missouri 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 Missouri
  • Certificate in Paramedic Training in Missouri

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,407 miles from location Ozarks Technical Community College Springfield MO 11.4627 n/a 12,884
6,248 miles from location Saint Louis Community College-Meramec Saint Louis MO 10.531 n/a 11,186
6,240 miles from location Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park Saint Louis MO 9.06966 n/a 8,207
6,240 miles from location Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley Saint Louis MO 8.67516 n/a 7,210
6,255 miles from location Jefferson College Hillsboro MO 18.6583 n/a 5,788
6,479 miles from location Missouri Western State University Saint Joseph MO 17.4939 n/a 5,703
6,406 miles from location Drury University Springfield MO 29.0015 49% 5,489
6,472 miles from location Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley Kansas City MO 9.3452 n/a 4,656
6,466 miles from location Crowder College Neosho MO 18.5042 n/a 4,482
6,277 miles from location East Central College Union MO 12.8274 n/a 4,203
6,411 miles from location Southwest Baptist University Bolivar MO 23.5388 31% 3,716
6,251 miles from location Mineral Area College Park Hills MO 18.8434 n/a 3,671
6,249 miles from location Three Rivers Community College Poplar Bluff MO 15.6351 n/a 3,527
6,416 miles from location North Central Missouri College Trenton MO 22.466 n/a 1,802
6,251 miles from location Sanford-Brown College Fenton MO 22.9563 n/a 1,044
6,333 miles from location Texas County Technical Institute Houston MO 36.906 100% 186
6,320 miles from location Rolla Technical Institute Rolla MO 32.7748 n/a 177
6,201 miles from location Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center Cape Girardeau MO 29.2624 n/a 138
6,327 miles from location South Central Career Center West Plains MO 31.7599 n/a 121
6,414 miles from location Grand River Technical School Chillicothe MO 42.3195 89% 102
6,351 miles from location Waynesville Career Center Waynesville MO 38.5667 n/a 49

Curious what studying Paramedic gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics + 7,620 $31,920 13.7%

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