Pennsylvania contains eight schools that offer EMT programs. All-State Career School, the highest-ranking EMT school in PA, has a total student population of 202 and is the 1835th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 EMT schools in Pennsylvania, only 3 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 Northampton County Area Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,153/yr.
EMT students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania alone, there are 9,570 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $39,940. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics in this state earn $29,900/yr and there are 12,850 employed.
Also, within the EMT schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from EMT, 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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