EMT in South Carolina

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Schools Offering Emergency Medical Training Programs in South Carolina


Each year, approximately 0.0% of South Carolina graduates receive certificates in emergency medical training. In other words, every year an estimated 34 emergency medical technicians graduate from South Carolina's 6 EMT schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in South Carolina with a EMT program is Southeastern Institute-Charleston, which is located in Charleston. In 2010, it was ranked 66th nationwide. In 2010, no students graduated from Southeastern Institute-Charleston's EMT program.

Horry-Georgetown Technical College, which is located in Conway, is the second-ranked school in South Carolina that has a EMT program. It received a ranking of 90th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Horry-Georgetown Technical College graduated 10 students from its EMT program. Tuition at Horry-Georgetown Technical College was $3,446 per year.

The third-ranked school in South Carolina that has a EMT program is Greenville Technical College. Greenville Technical College, which was ranked 90th in the country in 2010, is located in Greenville. In 2010, 10 students graduated from Greenville Technical College EMT program. Tuition at Greenville Technical College was $3,636 per year.

Cost

Tuition at South Carolina's EMT schools ranges from $3,728 per year to $3,446 per year. But, the average tuition is $2,974 per year. In 2010, the EMT schools that charged the highest tuition rates in South Carolina were:

  1. Midlands Technical College - located in West Columbia, students are charged $3,728 per year
  2. Greenville Technical College - located in Greenville, students are charged $3,636 per year
  3. Trident Technical College - located in Charleston, students are charged $3,530 per year

The following South Carolina EMT schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Horry-Georgetown Technical College - located in Conway, students are charged $3,446 per year
  2. Technical College of the Lowcountry - located in Beaufort, students are charged $3,506 per year
  3. Trident Technical College - located in Charleston, students are charged $3,530 per year

An EMT certificate from a South Carolina school... what next?

The highest percentage of EMT graduates in South Carolina pursue careers as an emergency medical technician. If you decide to work as an emergency medical technician in South Carolina, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 4,530 South Carolina emergency medical technicians as of 2010. The South Carolina counties with the largest populations of emergency medical technicians are:

  1. Calhoun County - 660 emergency medical technicians
  2. Berkeley County - 590 emergency medical technicians
  3. Greenville County - 510 emergency medical technicians

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of emergency medical technicians is expected to grow by 7% by 2018. There are projected to be 4,410 emergency medical technicians working in the South Carolina then.

Salary

An emergency medical technician in South Carolina earns $31,570 per year on average. However, South Carolina emergency medical technicians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $17,760 per year to more than $56,250 per year in 2010. An emergency medical technician in the following South Carolina counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Greenville County - $36,070 per year
  2. Allendale County - $35,070 per year
  3. Calhoun County - $34,140 per year

The South Carolina counties with the lowest average salary for emergency medical technicians are:

  1. Chesterfield County - $25,050 per year
  2. Sumter County - $27,180 per year
  3. Anderson County - $27,810 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional South Carolina statistics regarding a career in emergency medical training. Take a look and compare salaries with various 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 South Carolina
  • Certificate in Emergency Medical Training in South Carolina

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,792 miles from location Greenville Technical College Greenville SC 10.0617 n/a 15,089
5,647 miles from location Trident Technical College Charleston SC 9.83283 n/a 14,834
5,716 miles from location Midlands Technical College West Columbia SC 8.54988 n/a 11,890
5,603 miles from location Horry-Georgetown Technical College Conway SC 10.297 n/a 7,252
5,682 miles from location Technical College of the Lowcountry Beaufort SC 7.69436 n/a 2,565
5,645 miles from location Southeastern Institute-Charleston Charleston SC 33.9531 100% 255
 

Curious what studying EMT gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics + 4,530 $31,570 19.5%
 

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Below are EMT related jobs in South Carolina