Cape Girardeau, MO has one EMT school within its city limits. Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center has a total student population of 138. It is the 2086th highest ranked school in the USA and the 66th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University).
EMT students from Cape Girardeau schools who go on to become emergency medical technicians, EMTs, paramedics, emergency medical service workers, 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 clinical laboratory technicians make on average $37,860 per year and there are about 152,420 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 180 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average salary of $36,660. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics in this area earn $24,760/yr and there are 1,110 employed.
Cape Girardeau lies in Cape Girardeau county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area has 197,160 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $14.87/hr average worker wage, and a $30,940 average annual salary. Thus, about 5.633 out of every 1000 jobs in Cape Girardeau are held by emergency medical technicians and paramedics, and 0.930/1000 are held by medical and clinical laboratory technicians.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center ends up costing a student $14,826/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Cape Girardeau|
|Poplar Bluff||MO||-||2||28.7059||62||61.4 miles|