Nevada contains one school that offers EMS programs. Truckee Meadows Community College has a total student population of 12,942 and is the 5347th highest ranked school in America.
EMS students from Nevada 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 Nevada alone, there are 760 employed medical and public health social workers earning an average yearly salary of $63,720. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics in this state earn $36,470/yr and there are 1,200 employed.
Also, within the EMS schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from EMS, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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