Tulsa, OK (population: 387,683) has one EMS school within its city limits. Tulsa Technology Center-Peoria has a total student population of 424. It is the 1275th highest ranked school in the USA and the 17th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
EMS students from Tulsa 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 Tulsa area alone, there are 210 employed medical and public health social workers earning an average salary of $37,100. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics in this area earn $29,850/yr and there are 610 employed.
Tulsa lies in Osage county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Tulsa area has 423,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $18.09/hr average worker wage, and a $37,620 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.430 out of every 1000 jobs in Tulsa are held by emergency medical technicians and paramedics, and 0.491/1000 are held by medical and public health social workers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tulsa Technology Center-Peoria ends up costing a student $13,968/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tulsa|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||76.2 miles|
|Siloam Springs||AR||-||1||66.9948||62||77.1 miles|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||89.5 miles|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||93.6 miles|