Georgetown, TX (population: 55,998) has seven EMT schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Central Texas College, the highest ranked school in this group with an EMT program, has a total student population of 24,133. It is the 4652nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 248th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
EMT students from Georgetown 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 Austin-Round Rock area alone, there are 490 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average salary of $34,370. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics in this area earn $32,850/yr and there are 1,410 employed.
Georgetown lies in Williamson county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Austin-Round Rock area has 769,370 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $21.72/hr average worker wage, and a $45,180 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.839 out of every 1000 jobs in Georgetown are held by emergency medical technicians and paramedics, and 0.642/1000 are held by medical and clinical laboratory technicians.
Of the 7 EMT schools with a 100-mile radius of Georgetown, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio comes out as the most expensive ($24,192/yr) for EMT students, with San Antonio College as the lowest, reported at only $3,422/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Georgetown|
|Cedar Park||TX||72,258||0||-||0||12.8 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||82.2 miles|
|San Antonio||TX||1,402,013||34||23.3851||958||95.8 miles|