Carlisle, PA has eighteen EMT schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. George Washington University, the highest ranked school in this group with an EMT program, has a total student population of 25,061. It is the 52nd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of District Of Columbia.
EMT students from Carlisle 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 Harrisburg-Carlisle area alone, there are 360 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average salary of $33,340. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics in this area earn $29,330/yr and there are 620 employed.
Carlisle lies in Cumberland county, which is one of the 32 counties in Pennsylvania. Overall, the Harrisburg-Carlisle area has 310,690 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.3% unemployment rate, $20.26/hr average worker wage, and a $42,140 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.996 out of every 1000 jobs in Carlisle are held by emergency medical technicians and paramedics, and 1.155/1000 are held by medical and clinical laboratory technicians.
Of the 18 EMT schools with a 100-mile radius of Carlisle, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, George Washington University comes out as the most expensive ($27,966/yr) for EMT students, with Prince George's Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,203/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Carlisle|
|State College||PA||-||2||29.8064||24||53.8 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||58.5 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||67.4 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||70.7 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||72.5 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||77.2 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||78.5 miles|