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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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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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