South Carolina EMS Careers

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EMT basic training averages
six months to two years.

Cost of EMT/paramedic training ranges between $1,000 and $2,000.

Programs are offered at regional institutions and technical/community colleges.

Average starting salary
of an EMT is $34,320.

Commons skills among EMTs:

  • Calm under pressure
  • Clear and effective communication
  • Compassionate and action-oriented
  • Attentive to details
  • Wants an ever-changing work environment

Does this sound like you?  

If you think an EMS career might be right for you, the first step is finding a class near you.  Technical institutes and community colleges will help you navigate the exam and licensure process.  Follow the links on the right to view various EMS programs in South Carolina.

Once you've completed your program, you can become certified and start your career. Learn more about certification guidelines in SC here.

EMT training and experience helps you to move into other roles within healthcare.  

Jobs include: Paramedic, Physician Assistant, Firefighter,
Medical Doctor, Nurse, Respiratory Therapist, Emergency Room (ER) Technician

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