Coos Bay, OR has one EMT school within its city limits. Southwestern Oregon Community College has a total student population of 2,206. It is the 5405th highest ranked school in the USA and the 61st highest in the state of Oregon (#1 is Reed College).
EMT students from Coos Bay 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 Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 50 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average salary of $41,170. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics in this area earn $33,110/yr and there are 260 employed.
Coos Bay lies in Coos county, which is one of the 16 counties in Oregon. Overall, the Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area has 70,340 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.8% unemployment rate, $16.96/hr average worker wage, and a $35,280 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.701 out of every 1000 jobs in Coos Bay are held by emergency medical technicians and paramedics, and 0.665/1000 are held by medical and clinical laboratory technicians.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southwestern Oregon Community College ends up costing a student $7,347/yr.