Honolulu, HI (population: 375,134) has one EMS school within its city limits. Kapiolani Community College has a total student population of 9,102. It is the 5366th highest ranked school in the USA and the 14th highest in the state of Hawaii (#1 is University of Hawaii at Manoa).
EMS students from Honolulu schools who go on to become emergency medical service workers, EMTs, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 217,920 people working as emergency medical technicians and paramedics alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,020. Also, Medical and public health social workers make on average $48,340 per year and there are about 133,510 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Honolulu area alone, there are 330 employed medical and public health social workers earning an average salary of $58,610. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics in this area earn $47,380/yr and there are 510 employed.
Honolulu lies in Honolulu county, which is one of the 4 counties in Hawaii. Overall, the Honolulu area has 430,700 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $21/hr average worker wage, and a $43,760 average annual salary. Thus, about 1 out of every 1000 jobs in Honolulu are held by emergency medical technicians and paramedics, and 1/1000 are held by medical and public health social workers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kapiolani Community College ends up costing a student $3,425/yr.