Hibbing, MN has one paramedic school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Mesabi Range Community and Technical College has a total student population of 1,737. It is the 4303rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 72nd highest in the state of Minnesota (#1 is University of Minnesota-Twin Cities).
Paramedic students from Hibbing schools who go on to become paramedics, EMTs, emergency medical service workers, emergency medical technicians, 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, Ambulance drivers and attendants make on average $23,140 per year and there are about 19,570 of them employed in the US today.
Hibbing lies in St. Louis county, which is one of the 61 counties in Minnesota. Overall, the Duluth-WI area has 123,760 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.0% unemployment rate, $18.45/hr average worker wage, and a $38,380 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mesabi Range Community and Technical College ends up costing a student $5,313/yr.