EMT in South Dakota

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Schools Offering Emergency Medical Training Programs in South Dakota


Each year, approximately 0.0% of South Dakota graduates receive certificates in emergency medical training. Thus, South Dakota's 3 EMT schools put out approximately 4 emergency medical technicians each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in South Dakota that has a EMT program is Lake Area Technical Institute. Lake Area Technical Institute, which was ranked 64th in the country in 2010, is located in Watertown. 4 students graduated with a certificate in EMT from Lake Area Technical Institute in 2010. Tuition at Lake Area Technical Institute was $5,236 per year.

University of Sioux Falls, which was ranked 76th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in South Dakota that has a EMT program. It is located in Sioux Falls. Tuition at University of Sioux Falls was $21,890 per year.

Western Dakota Technical Institute, which is located in Rapid City, is the third-ranked school in South Dakota that has a EMT program. It received a ranking of 78th in the country in 2010. Students at Western Dakota Technical Institute paid $4,860 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of South Dakota's EMT schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $10,662 per year, though tuition can range from $21,890 per year to $4,860 per year. The South Dakota EMT schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Sioux Falls - located in Sioux Falls, students are charged $21,890 per year
  2. Lake Area Technical Institute - located in Watertown, students are charged $5,236 per year
  3. Western Dakota Technical Institute - located in Rapid City, students are charged $4,860 per year

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

  1. Western Dakota Technical Institute - located in Rapid City, students are charged $4,860 per year
  2. Lake Area Technical Institute - located in Watertown, students are charged $5,236 per year
  3. University of Sioux Falls - located in Sioux Falls, students are charged $21,890 per year

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

The highest percentage of EMT graduates in South Dakota pursue careers as an emergency medical technician. If you decide to work as an emergency medical technician in South Dakota, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 770 South Dakota emergency medical technicians as of 2010. In South Dakota, the largest numbers of emergency medical technicians work in the following counties:

  1. Beadle County - 230 emergency medical technicians
  2. Bennett County - 180 emergency medical technicians
  3. Meade County - 140 emergency medical technicians

Salary

On average, an emergency medical technician earns a salary of $27,580 per year in South Dakota state. In 2010, however, some South Dakota emergency medical technicians earned as little as less than $17,640 per year or as much as more than $44,020 per year. On average an emergency medical technician earns the most in the following South Dakota counties:

  1. Beadle County - $31,900 per year
  2. Meade County - $26,940 per year
  3. Lincoln County - $26,340 per year

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

  1. Aurora County - $22,820 per year
  2. Bennett County - $25,940 per year
  3. Lincoln County - $26,340 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in emergency medical training in South Dakota 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 South Dakota

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,562 miles from location University of Sioux Falls Sioux Falls SD 24.3457 41% 1,570
6,572 miles from location Lake Area Technical Institute Watertown SD 35.7982 82% 1,291
6,877 miles from location Western Dakota Technical Institute Rapid City SD 21.9694 53% 1,152
 

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 + 770 $27,580 0.0%
 

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