Paramedic in South Dakota

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Schools Offering Paramedic Training Programs in South Dakota


Around 0.0% of South Dakota's graduates graduate from paramedic training certificate programs every year. That means an estimated 4 paramedics graduate from South Dakota's 3 paramedic schools each year.

Top Schools

Lake Area Technical Institute, which is located in Watertown, is the top-ranked school in South Dakota that has a paramedic program. It received a ranking of 64th in the country in 2010. 4 students graduated with a certificate in paramedic from Lake Area Technical Institute in 2010. Lake Area Technical Institute charged in-state students $5,236 in tuition fees per year.

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

Western Dakota Technical Institute, which was ranked 76th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in South Dakota that has a paramedic program. It is located in Rapid City. In 2010, Western Dakota Technical Institute graduated 0 students from its paramedic programs. Western Dakota Technical Institute charged in-state students $4,860 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of South Dakota's paramedic 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. In 2010, the following South Dakota paramedic schools had the highest tuition rates:

  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 paramedic 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

A paramedic certificate from a South Dakota school... what next?

A large number of South Dakota paramedic graduates become paramedics. South Dakota had 770 paramedics in 2010. The South Dakota counties with the largest populations of paramedics are:

  1. Beadle County - 230 paramedics
  2. Bennett County - 180 paramedics
  3. Meade County - 140 paramedics

Salary

A paramedic in South Dakota earns $27,580 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. paramedics in South Dakota had varying salaries from $17,640 to $44,020 per year in 2010. A paramedic in the following South Dakota counties makes the highest salaries on average:

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

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

  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 paramedic training in South Dakota and to compare salaries with various related fields such as paramedic or emergency management, 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 Paramedic 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
 

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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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