Fort Worth, TX (population: 751,149) has one EMT school within its city limits. Tarrant County College District has a total student population of 44,355. It is the 5120th highest ranked school in the USA and the 283rd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
EMT students from Fort Worth 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 Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area alone, there are 640 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average salary of $33,090. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics in this area earn $35,130/yr and there are 930 employed.
Fort Worth lies in Tarrant county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area has 856,430 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $19.78/hr average worker wage, and a $41,140 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.084 out of every 1000 jobs in Fort Worth are held by emergency medical technicians and paramedics, and 0.745/1000 are held by medical and clinical laboratory technicians.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tarrant County College District ends up costing a student $5,592/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fort Worth|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||2.0 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||10.3 miles|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||19.1 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||24.2 miles|