Galveston, TX (population: 57,154) has one EMS school within its city limits. Galveston College has a total student population of 2,167. It is the 5170th highest ranked school in the USA and the 288th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
EMS students from Galveston 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 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown area alone, there are 1,080 employed medical and public health social workers earning an average salary of $54,150. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics in this area earn $35,140/yr and there are 3,140 employed.
Galveston lies in Galveston county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown area has 2,563,840 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $21.58/hr average worker wage, and a $44,880 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.223 out of every 1000 jobs in Galveston are held by emergency medical technicians and paramedics, and 0.421/1000 are held by medical and public health social workers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Galveston College ends up costing a student $4,854/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Galveston|
|Texas City||TX||44,907||1||8.31197||63||11.8 miles|
|League City||TX||78,312||0||-||0||22.4 miles|
|South Houston||TX||-||1||23.7623||5||35.9 miles|
|Missouri City||TX||77,622||0||-||0||47.8 miles|
|The Woodlands||TX||101,065||1||14.626||77||72.2 miles|
|Prairie View||TX||-||1||50.8259||82||89.5 miles|