Pennsylvania contains four schools that offer EMS programs. All-State Career School, the highest-ranking EMS school in PA, has a total student population of 202 and is the 1835th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 EMS schools in Pennsylvania, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lancaster County Career and Technology Center comes out as the most expensive ($23,472/yr), with Lackawanna College as the lowest recorded at only $12,281/yr.
EMS students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania alone, there are 8,830 employed medical and public health social workers earning an average yearly salary of $42,870. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics in this state earn $29,900/yr and there are 12,850 employed.
Also, within the EMS schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from EMS, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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