There are schools offering paramedic programs in Oklahoma!
Schools Offering Paramedic Training Programs in Oklahoma
Approximately 0.4% of graduates in of Oklahoma receive paramedic training certificates every year. In other words, every year an estimated 406 paramedics graduate from Oklahoma's 14 paramedic schools.
The top-ranked school in Oklahoma with a paramedic program is Pontotoc Technology Center, which is located in Ada. In 2010, it was ranked 66th nationwide. In 2010, Pontotoc Technology Center graduated no students from its paramedic program.
Tulsa Technology Center-Peoria, which is located in Tulsa, is the second-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a paramedic program. It received a ranking of 66th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 109 students graduated from Tulsa Technology Center-Peoria paramedic program.
The third-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a paramedic program is Kiamichi Technology Center-Durant. Kiamichi Technology Center-Durant, which was ranked 67th in the country in 2010, is located in Durant. In 2010, Kiamichi Technology Center-Durant graduated 2 students from its paramedic programs. Students at Kiamichi Technology Center-Durant paid $0 per year in tuition fees.
Tuition at Oklahoma's paramedic schools ranges from $4,513 per year to $2,400 per year. But, the average tuition is $1,263 per year. In 2010, the following Oklahoma paramedic schools had the highest tuition rates:
- Rogers State University - located in Claremore, students are charged $4,513 per year
- Redlands Community College - located in El Reno, students are charged $3,030 per year
- Rose State College - located in Oklahoma City, students are charged $2,660 per year
The paramedic schools in Oklahoma that charged the lowest tuition rates were:
- Tulsa Community College - located in Tulsa, students are charged $2,400 per year
- Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City - located in Oklahoma City, students are charged $2,419 per year
- Oklahoma City Community College - located in Oklahoma City, students are charged $2,659 per year
A paramedic certificate from an Oklahoma school... what next?
Most people who graduate from paramedic school in Oklahoma go on to work as a paramedic. If you decide to work as a paramedic in Oklahoma, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 2,870 Oklahoma paramedics as of 2010. The largest populations of Oklahoma paramedics are working in the following counties:
- Creek County - 680 paramedics
- Canadian County - 660 paramedics
- Atoka County - 600 paramedics
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 2,530 paramedics will be working in Oklahoma state. This would require the number of paramedics to grow by 10%.
A paramedic in Oklahoma makes an average of $28,820 per year. In 2010, however, some Oklahoma paramedics earned as little as less than $15,710 per year or as much as more than $54,010 per year. The counties in Oklahoma with the highest average salary for a paramedic are:
- Creek County - $33,630 per year
- Adair County - $32,650 per year
- Canadian County - $29,980 per year
On average, paramedics earns the least in the following Oklahoma counties:
- Beckham County - $21,790 per year
- Comanche County - $21,800 per year
- Cherokee County - $26,280 per year
The charts and graphs below have additional Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma
- Certificate in Paramedic Training in Oklahoma
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics||2,870||$28,820||-34.3%|
|Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians||350||$24,090||45.8%|
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