EMT

By: Jadesy Herrera

Description:

Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics care for the sick or injured in emergency medical settings. EMTs and paramedics respond to emergency calls, performing medical services and transporting patients to medical facilities.

Salary:

The median annual wage for emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics is $31,020 .

3 colleges that offer an EMT major in Texas:

University of Texas
Brookhaven College
El Centro College

EMT outlooks for 2020

Employment of emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics is projected to grow 23 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations.

Associates Degree