Grants Pass, OR has one paramedic school within its city limits. Rogue Community College has a total student population of 5,441. It is the 5669th highest ranked school in the USA and the 68th highest in the state of Oregon (#1 is Reed College).
Paramedic students from Grants Pass 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.
Grants Pass lies in Josephine county, which is one of the 16 counties in Oregon. Overall, the Southern Oregon nonmetropolitan area has 58,900 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $17.17/hr average worker wage, and a $35,710 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rogue Community College ends up costing a student $6,536/yr.