Muskogee, OK has eight EMT schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Tulsa Technology Center-Peoria, the highest ranked school in this group with an EMT program, 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).
EMT students from Muskogee 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 Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 130 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average salary of $32,360. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics in this area earn $24,600/yr and there are 440 employed.
Muskogee lies in Muskogee county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area has 115,250 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $14.94/hr average worker wage, and a $31,080 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.822 out of every 1000 jobs in Muskogee are held by emergency medical technicians and paramedics, and 1.097/1000 are held by medical and clinical laboratory technicians.
Of the 8 EMT schools with a 100-mile radius of Muskogee, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rogers State University comes out as the most expensive ($14,142/yr) for EMT students, with Coffeyville Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,308/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Muskogee|
|Siloam Springs||AR||-||1||66.9948||62||55.5 miles|