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School of Health and Public Safety

Each year, SAIT conducts a survey to determine the employment rate, salaries and satisfaction of our newest SAIT alumni. The survey is conducted between February and April with the most recent class of SAIT grads.

The data below is employment and salary information about programs in the School of Health & Public Safety.


School of Health & Public Safety

Number of Graduates 767
Number Responding 529
Graduate Survey Counts
In Labour Force 520
Employment Rate 92%
Total Employeed 480
Employed - Training Related 406
Employed - Non-Training Related 74
Not Employed and Seeking Employment 40
Not Seeking Employment 9
Pursuing Education 56

Salary Statistics - Training Related Full-Time Employment
Salary Median/$Annual $46,925

Dental Assisting

Number of Graduates 72
Number Responding 54
Graduate Survey Counts
In Labour Force 53
Employment Rate 91%
Total Employeed 48
Employed - Training Related 45
Employed - Non-Training Related 3
Not Employed and Seeking Employment 5
Not Seeking Employment 1
Pursuing Education 5
Salary Statistics - Training Related Full-Time Employment
Salary Median/$Annual $41,000

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Number of Graduates 28
Number Responding 19
Graduate Survey Counts
In Labour Force 19
Employment Rate 100%
Total Employeed 19
Employed - Training Related 19
Employed - Non-Training Related 0
Not Employed and Seeking Employment 0
Not Seeking Employment 0
Pursuing Education 0
Salary Statistics - Training Related Full-Time Employment
Salary Median/$Annual $78,000

Emergency Medical Technician

Number of Graduates 63
Number Responding 37
Graduate Survey Counts
In Labour Force 37
Employment Rate 100%
Total Employeed 37
Employed - Training Related 20
Employed - Non-Training Related 17
Not Employed and Seeking Employment 0
Not Seeking Employment 0
Pursuing Education 1
Salary Statistics - Training Related Full-Time Employment
Salary Median/$Annual $49,400

EMT - Paramedic

Number of Graduates 39
Number Responding 26
Graduate Survey Counts
In Labour Force 26
Employment Rate 100%
Total Employeed 26
Employed - Training Related 26
Employed - Non-Training Related 0
Not Employed and Seeking Employment 0
Not Seeking Employment 0
Pursuing Education 1
Salary Statistics - Training Related Full-Time Employment
Salary Median/$Annual $76,000

Health Information Management

Number of Graduates 29
Number Responding 24
Graduate Survey Counts
In Labour Force 24
Employment Rate 88%
Total Employeed 21
Employed - Training Related 14
Employed - Non-Training Related 7
Not Employed and Seeking Employment 3
Not Seeking Employment 0
Pursuing Education 0
Salary Statistics - Training Related Full-Time Employment
Salary Median/$Annual $55,000

Medical Device Reprocessing Technician

Number of Graduates 63
Number Responding 41
Graduate Survey Counts
In Labour Force 40
Employment Rate 73%
Total Employeed 29
Employed - Training Related 18
Employed - Non-Training Related 11
Not Employed and Seeking Employment 11
Not Seeking Employment 1
Pursuing Education 2
Salary Statistics - Training Related Full-Time Employment
Salary Median/$Annual $40,000

Medical Laboratory Assistant

Number of Graduates 65
Number Responding 48
Graduate Survey Counts
In Labour Force 47
Employment Rate 89%
Total Employeed 42
Employed - Training Related 34
Employed - Non-Training Related 8
Not Employed and Seeking Employment 5
Not Seeking Employment 1
Pursuing Education 11
Salary Statistics - Training Related Full-Time Employment
Salary Median/$Annual $38,376

Medical Laboratory Technology

Number of Graduates 55
Number Responding 36
Graduate Survey Counts
In Labour Force 35
Employment Rate 97%
Total Employeed 34
Employed - Training Related 31
Employed - Non-Training Related 3
Not Employed and Seeking Employment 1
Not Seeking Employment 1
Pursuing Education 0
Salary Statistics - Training Related Full-Time Employment
Salary Median/$Annual $65,500

Medical Office Assistant & Unit Clerk

Number of Graduates 90
Number Responding 55
Graduate Survey Counts
In Labour Force 55
Employment Rate 95%
Total Employeed 52
Employed - Training Related 46
Employed - Non-Training Related 6
Not Employed and Seeking Employment 3
Not Seeking Employment 0
Pursuing Education 5
Salary Statistics - Training Related Full-Time Employment
Salary Median/$Annual $35,464

Medical Radiologic Technology

Number of Graduates 50
Number Responding 41
Graduate Survey Counts
In Labour Force 41
Employment Rate 93%
Total Employeed 38
Employed - Training Related 35
Employed - Non-Training Related 3
Not Employed and Seeking Employment 3
Not Seeking Employment 0
Pursuing Education 1
Salary Statistics - Training Related Full-Time Employment
Salary Median/$Annual $54,444

Medical Transcriptionist

Number of Graduates 19
Number Responding 14
Graduate Survey Counts
In Labour Force 14
Employment Rate 86%
Total Employeed 12
Employed - Training Related 10
Employed - Non-Training Related 2
Not Employed and Seeking Employment 2
Not Seeking Employment 0
Pursuing Education 4
Salary Statistics - Training Related Full-Time Employment
Salary Median/$Annual $N/A

Nutrition for Healthy Lifestyles

Number of Graduates 28
Number Responding 17
Graduate Survey Counts
In Labour Force 17
Employment Rate 88%
Total Employeed 15
Employed - Training Related 6
Employed - Non-Training Related 9
Not Employed and Seeking Employment 2
Not Seeking Employment 0
Pursuing Education 8
Salary Statistics - Training Related Full-Time Employment
Salary Median/$Annual $N/A

Nuclear Medicine Technology

Number of Graduates 20
Number Responding 17
Graduate Survey Counts
In Labour Force 17
Employment Rate 88%
Total Employeed 15
Employed - Training Related 15
Employed - Non-Training Related 0
Not Employed and Seeking Employment 2
Not Seeking Employment 0
Pursuing Education 1
Salary Statistics - Training Related Full-Time Employment
Salary Median/$Annual $63,000

Pharmacy Assistant

Number of Graduates 51
Number Responding 32
Graduate Survey Counts
In Labour Force 28
Employment Rate 96%
Total Employeed 27
Employed - Training Related 22
Employed - Non-Training Related 5
Not Employed and Seeking Employment 1
Not Seeking Employment 4
Pursuing Education 8
Salary Statistics - Training Related Full-Time Employment
Salary Median/$Annual $26,312

Rehabilitation Therapy

Number of Graduates 37
Number Responding 27
Graduate Survey Counts
In Labour Force 27
Employment Rate 100%
Total Employeed 27
Employed - Training Related 27
Employed - Non-Training Related 0
Not Employed and Seeking Employment 0
Not Seeking Employment 0
Pursuing Education 7
Salary Statistics - Training Related Full-Time Employment
Salary Median/$Annual $38,610

Respiratory Therapy

Number of Graduates 58
Number Responding 41
Graduate Survey Counts
In Labour Force 40
Employment Rate 95%
Total Employeed 38
Employed - Training Related 38
Employed - Non-Training Related 0
Not Employed and Seeking Employment 2
Not Seeking Employment 1
Pursuing Education 2
Salary Statistics - Training Related Full-Time Employment
Salary Median/$Annual $60,000