Maine contains four schools that offer EMS programs. Northern Maine Community College, the highest-ranking EMS school in ME, has a total student population of 1,129 and is the 3029th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 EMS schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northern Maine Community College comes out as the most expensive ($9,435/yr), with Eastern Maine Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,452/yr.
EMS students from Maine 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 Maine alone, there are 540 employed medical and public health social workers earning an average yearly salary of $44,540. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics in this state earn $30,210/yr and there are 1,360 employed.
Also, within the EMS schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from EMS, there are 1035 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,742 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,504, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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