Emergency Medical Technician Career Outlook

Percent Employed

98%

Employed

 

WITC Emergency Medical Technician Graduate Survey Responses 2015-2016

Employed in Related Field

65%

Employed in a Related Field

 

WITC Emergency Medical Technician Graduate Survey Responses 2015-2016

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$21,110 - $55,000

Range of Yearly Salary

 

 

 


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Emergency Medical Technician 

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) care for the sick or injured in emergency medical settings. People’s lives often depend on the quick reaction and competent care provided by these workers. EMTs and paramedics respond to emergency calls, performing medical services and transporting patients to medical facilities.

Transfer Opportunities

After you complete your Emergency Medical Technician technical diploma at WITC, you can continue your education at WITC to obtain a EMT - Paramedic technical diploma and a Paramedic Technician associate degree and transfer to another college to 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 with further education 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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