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Schools Offering Emergency Medical Training Programs in Texas


Around 0.2% of Texas's graduates graduate from emergency medical training certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 1,162 emergency medical technicians graduate from Texas' 51 EMT schools.

Top Schools

Western Texas College, which is located in Snyder, is the top-ranked school in Texas that has a EMT program. It received a ranking of 81st in the country in 2010. 2 students graduated with a certificate in EMT from Western Texas College in 2010. Western Texas College charged in-state students $1,728 in tuition fees per year.

Texas State Technical College-West Texas, which was ranked 82nd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Texas that has a EMT program. It is located in Sweetwater. In 2010, Texas State Technical College-West Texas graduated 9 students from its EMT program. Students at Texas State Technical College-West Texas paid $4,068 per year in tuition fees.

Midland College, which is located in Midland, is the third-ranked school in Texas that has a EMT program. It received a ranking of 83rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 1 students graduated from Midland College EMT program. Students at Midland College paid $2,220 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Emt schools in Texas, charge students an average tuition of $1,954 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $5,205 per year, or as little as $1,007 per year. In 2010, the EMT schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Texas were:

  1. Texas State Technical College Harlingen - located in Harlingen, students are charged $5,205 per year
  2. The University of Texas at Brownsville - located in Brownsville, students are charged $5,109 per year
  3. The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio - located in San Antonio, students are charged $4,979 per year

The EMT schools in Texas that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. College of the Mainland - located in Texas City, students are charged $1,007 per year
  2. Collin County Community College District - located in McKinney, students are charged $1,024 per year
  3. Lee College - located in Baytown, students are charged $1,086 per year

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

A large number of Texas EMT graduates become emergency medical technicians. 15,010 emergency medical technicians were working in Texas in 2010. In Texas, the largest numbers of emergency medical technicians work in the following counties:

  1. Austin County - 3,270 emergency medical technicians
  2. Collin County - 1,330 emergency medical technicians
  3. Bastrop County - 1,320 emergency medical technicians

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 16,870 emergency medical technicians will be working in Texas state. This would require the number of emergency medical technicians to grow by 25%.

Salary

On average, an emergency medical technician earns a salary of $31,680 per year in Texas state. However, this number is only an average. emergency medical technicians in Texas had varying salaries from $16,030 to $57,600 per year in 2010. The counties in Texas with the highest average salary for an emergency medical technician are:

  1. Calhoun County - $37,760 per year
  2. Smith County - $37,160 per year
  3. Austin County - $36,720 per year

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

  1. Callahan County - $22,640 per year
  2. Gregg County - $24,570 per year
  3. Crosby County - $24,590 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Texas 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 Texas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Emergency Medical Training in Texas
  • Certificate in Emergency Medical Training in Texas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,548 miles from location Houston Community College Houston TX 16.1985 n/a 54,942
6,553 miles from location Lone Star College System Spring TX 14.626 n/a 46,504
6,651 miles from location Tarrant County College District Fort Worth TX 13.2456 n/a 44,355
6,685 miles from location Austin Community College District Austin TX 12.3025 n/a 40,248
7,184 miles from location El Paso Community College El Paso TX 12.5365 n/a 28,168
6,532 miles from location San Jacinto Community College Pasadena TX 12.8421 n/a 27,011
6,737 miles from location South Texas College Mcallen TX 12.2411 n/a 26,338
6,619 miles from location Collin County Community College District McKinney TX 11.5039 n/a 24,872
6,736 miles from location San Antonio College San Antonio TX 9.68457 n/a 24,135
6,684 miles from location Central Texas College Killeen TX 16.1488 n/a 24,133
6,608 miles from location Blinn College Brenham TX 12.7436 n/a 17,173
6,691 miles from location The University of Texas at Brownsville Brownsville TX 15.9461 n/a 17,151
6,678 miles from location Del Mar College Corpus Christi TX 11.9255 n/a 12,069
6,622 miles from location Brookhaven College Dallas TX 9.46366 n/a 11,814
6,893 miles from location Amarillo College Amarillo TX 10.9218 n/a 11,289
6,533 miles from location Tyler Junior College Tyler TX 13.9338 n/a 11,045
6,936 miles from location South Plains College Levelland TX 9.63264 n/a 10,011
6,808 miles from location Laredo Community College Laredo TX 16.3512 n/a 9,361
6,605 miles from location Navarro College Corsicana TX 14.4403 n/a 9,200
6,637 miles from location North Central Texas College Gainesville TX 6.99605 n/a 9,156
6,647 miles from location McLennan Community College Waco TX 12.8193 n/a 9,128
6,620 miles from location El Centro College Dallas TX 8.41391 n/a 9,072
6,568 miles from location Trinity Valley Community College Athens TX 17.4138 n/a 7,012
6,524 miles from location Lee College Baytown TX 12.8813 n/a 6,658
6,592 miles from location Wharton County Junior College Wharton TX 16.0959 n/a 6,622
6,509 miles from location Kilgore College Kilgore TX 15.7866 n/a 6,375
6,933 miles from location Midland College Midland TX 17.4861 n/a 6,227
6,701 miles from location Texas State Technical College Harlingen Harlingen TX 16.937 n/a 5,988
6,660 miles from location Temple College Temple TX 8.53874 n/a 5,659
6,543 miles from location Paris Junior College Paris TX 13.1909 n/a 5,580
6,504 miles from location Angelina College Lufkin TX 14.5469 n/a 5,422
6,678 miles from location Weatherford College Weatherford TX 11.3384 n/a 5,384
6,541 miles from location Alvin Community College Alvin TX 10.3642 n/a 5,240
6,951 miles from location Odessa College Odessa TX 14.3534 n/a 5,132
6,460 miles from location Texarkana College Texarkana TX 13.8651 n/a 5,018
6,606 miles from location Grayson County College Denison TX 16.3434 n/a 4,856
6,640 miles from location Hill College Hillsboro TX 12.9093 n/a 4,294
6,697 miles from location Coastal Bend College Beeville TX 12.7344 n/a 4,196
6,648 miles from location Victoria College Victoria TX 13.5791 n/a 4,054
6,894 miles from location Howard College Big Spring TX 15.8753 n/a 3,984
6,526 miles from location College of the Mainland Texas City TX 8.31197 n/a 3,916
6,552 miles from location Brazosport College Lake Jackson TX 13.0717 n/a 3,908
6,741 miles from location The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio San Antonio TX 12.1545 61% 3,223
6,757 miles from location Vernon College Vernon TX 16.5378 n/a 3,163
6,469 miles from location Lamar Institute of Technology Beaumont TX 11.9688 n/a 3,154
6,508 miles from location Northeast Texas Community College Mount Pleasant TX 16.0092 n/a 2,920
6,859 miles from location Western Texas College Snyder TX 19.1486 n/a 2,473
6,448 miles from location Lamar State College-Orange Orange TX 9.77762 n/a 2,262
6,515 miles from location Galveston College Galveston TX 12.9264 n/a 2,167
6,831 miles from location Texas State Technical College-West Texas Sweetwater TX 17.7113 n/a 1,689
6,841 miles from location Clarendon College Clarendon TX 16.9601 n/a 1,427
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics + 15,010 $31,680 15.1%
 

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