Paramedic Technician Career Outlook

Projected Job Growth


Data from Lightcast, representing our 11 County District

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Percent of Graduates Furthering Their Education


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Average of Yearly Salary

2022-2025 Lightcast data based on
Northwood Tech's 11 County District

*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

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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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