Paramedic Technician Career Outlook

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Graduates Employed

Northwood Tech 2022-2023
Graduate Follow-Up Survey 


Employed in Related Field


Employed in a Related Field

Northwood Tech 2022-2023
Graduate Follow-Up Survey

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Average of Yearly Salary

Northwood Tech 2022-2023
Graduate Follow-Up Survey 

*Range of yearly salary based on composite of graduates from Wisconsin's 16 technical college districts (WTCS) which may or may not include Northwood Tech graduates.

Graduates of the program will be ready to start their career as a Paramedic Technician in a variety of healthcare settings including:

  • Ambulance services
  • Dispatch centers
  • First responder units
  • Hospitals/Emergency Departments
  • Industrial Safety Departments
  • Rescue squads
  • Urgent care facilities

With further education, advancement potential may include:

  • Critical Care Transport Paramedic
  • Ambulance Service Training Coordinator
  • EMS Shift Supervisor
  • EMS Instructor
  • Ambulance Service Manager
  • Flight Paramedic*

* Individuals must obtain a license to work in these professions.

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Transfer Opportunities

After you complete your Paramedic Technician associate degree at Northwood Tech, you can transfer to another college to continue your education and earn your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

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 Northwood Tech. I've seen a genuine commitment to quality education as well as a sincere concern for the success of the student." 

Marty, USCG (retired)


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