Percent Employed




WITC EMT-Paramedic Graduate Survey Responses 2015-2016

Employed in Related Field


Employed in a Related Field


WITC EMT-Paramedic Graduate Survey Responses 2015-2016

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$16,639 - $70,000

Range of Yearly Salary*




*Range of yearly salary based on composite of graduates within the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) and includes WITC graduates.


Graduates work in a variety of healthcare settings after graduation such as:

  • Ambulance services

  • Dispatch centers

  • First responder units

  • Hospitals/Emergency Departments

  • Industrial Safety Departments

  • Rescue squads

  • Urgent care facilities

Transfer Opportunities

After you complete your EMT-Paramedic technical diploma at WITC, you can continue your education to obtain the Paramedic Technician associate degree and transfer to another college to continue your education and earn your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

Articulation Agreements

The Paramedic Technician program at WITC has articulation agreements with Lakeland University, UW-Barron County, UW-Green Bay, UW-Oshkosh, UW-Stout. 

The colleges listed above have developed an Associate Degree to Bachelor Degree Articulation Agreement with WITC (Bachelor Degree programs vary); other colleges may accept WITC credits upon a transcript review.

Potential careers available include:

  • Emergency Management Directors

Potential Starting Wages:

  • $52,110–$63,500

Hear From Graduates

"Being a retired military veteran of 22 years, I have attended numerous training schools and programs. I can't remember a level of professionalism as high as brought forth by the staff at WITC. I've seen a genuine commitment to quality education as well as a sincere concern for the success of the student." 

Marty, USCG (retired)

The potential starting wage range is compiled from 2016 WITC or WTCS Graduate Follow-Up Report. If not available, wage data is compiled from Economic Modeling Software Intl (10th and 25th percentile earnings) and/or Wisconsin Worknet (Wage Comparison Tool) using the Standard Occupation Code(s) (SOC) the WTCS has assigned to the programs. When possible, the wage range is compiled using data from the 11 counties within the WITC district. Starting wage ranges for new programs are reviewed by the advisory team. Wage data was compiled August 2017. 


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