When crisis hits, EMTs find themselves at the center of the action, drawing on their intensive training to make quick decisions and save lives. In essence, they’re the first of the first responders.
Saddleback's EMT program covers fundamental skills in emergency care, including stabilization and transport, prehospital emergency care, patient assessment, and more. Program graduates go on to high-energy careers as Emergency Medical Technicians, working for government agencies and private companies.
$29,190 - $118,500
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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Police / Fire / Ambulance Dispatcher
St. Joseph Hospital of Orange
Yes! Opportunities are emerging for EMT professionals. Here are a few of the many careers and their average salaries.
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - $32,050
Ambulance Driver / Attendant - $29,190
Police / Fire / Ambulance Dispatcher - $65,120
Emergency Management Director (w/further education) - $115,610
Physician Assistant (w/ further education) - $118,500
Saddleback College offers one occupational skills award in this in-demand field.
For more information about this program, you can also visit the main Saddleback website’s Emergency Medical Technician page.
West Anaheim Medical Center * St. Joseph Hospital of Orange * CHOC Children’s * UCLA Health * West Anaheim Medical Center * Liberty Ambulance * OneLegacy * RestorixHealth * Ambulnz * And Many More! *
Saddleback College is proud to be Orange County’s premier provider of low-cost career education. See the 2019 Cost of Education Statement for the most recent information on cost of attendance.
For financial aid, visit the Student Financial Assistance & Scholarship Office online, for details on financial assistance sources, including grants, loans, scholarships, work-study opportunities, and more!