Emergency Medical Services



Graduates may find employment working as emergency medical technicians (EMTs) or paramedics in fire departments, hospitals, private ambulance services, air medical services, federal agencies, and private corporations.

Example Careers and Average Wages

Entry Average Experienced
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics $22,600 $33,200 $38,500

Source: 2016 Iowa Wage Report, Iowa Workforce Development

Gainful Employment: Paramedic Certificate Option


The following is a partial list of employers who have hired graduates from this program:

Business Location
Area Ambulance Service Cedar Rapids, IA
CARE Ambulance, LLC Iowa City, IA
Mason City Fire Department Mason City, IA
North Benton Ambulance Service Vinton, IA
Waterloo Fire Rescue Waterloo, IA
Waverly Health Center Waverly, IA
Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Waterloo, IA

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