Surgical Technologist in Arizona

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Schools Offering Surgical Technology Programs in Arizona


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Arizona students graduate with certificates in surgical technology. Thus, Arizona's 7 surgical technologist schools put out approximately 153 surgical technologists each year.

Top Schools

East Valley Institute of Technology, which is located in Mesa, is the top-ranked school in Arizona that has a surgical technologist program. It received a ranking of 66th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 2 students graduated from East Valley Institute of Technology's surgical technologist program.

The second-ranked school in Arizona that has a surgical technologist program is The Bryman School of Arizona. The Bryman School of Arizona, which was ranked 77th in the country in 2010, is located in Phoenix. 36 students graduated with certificate in surgical technologist from The Bryman School of Arizona in 2010.

Brown Mackie College-Tucson, which is located in Tucson, is the third-ranked school in Arizona that has a surgical technologist program. It received a ranking of 84th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 13 students graduated from Brown Mackie College-Tucson surgical technologist program. Tuition at Brown Mackie College-Tucson was $10,056 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Arizona's surgical technologist schools ranges from $10,056 per year to $1,734 per year. But, the average tuition is $3,427 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Arizona surgical technologist schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Brown Mackie College-Tucson - located in Tucson, students are charged $10,056 per year
  2. Brown Mackie College-Phoenix - located in Phoenix, students are charged $9,888 per year
  3. Mohave Community College - located in Kingman, students are charged $2,310 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Arizona surgical technologist schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. GateWay Community College - located in Phoenix, students are charged $1,734 per year
  2. Mohave Community College - located in Kingman, students are charged $2,310 per year
  3. Brown Mackie College-Phoenix - located in Phoenix, students are charged $9,888 per year

A surgical technologist certificate from an Arizona school... what next?

The highest percentage of surgical technologist graduates in Arizona pursue careers as a surgical technologist. If you decide to work as a surgical technologist in Arizona, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,680 Arizona surgical technologists as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Arizona surgical technologists:

  1. Maricopa County - 1,100 surgical technologists
  2. Pima County - 340 surgical technologists
  3. Mohave County - 90 surgical technologists

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of surgical technologists in Arizona will grow by 31%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 2,050 surgical technologists working in Arizona.

Salary

On average, a surgical technologist earns a salary of $46,760 per year in Arizona state. In 2010, however, some Arizona surgical technologists earned as little as less than $30,460 per year or as much as more than $62,810 per year. A surgical technologist in the following Arizona counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Maricopa County - $48,170 per year
  2. Apache County - $47,060 per year
  3. Pima County - $45,050 per year

On average, surgical technologists earns the least in the following Arizona counties:

  1. Mohave County - $41,490 per year
  2. Coconino County - $42,440 per year
  3. Pima County - $45,050 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Arizona statistics regarding a career in surgical technology. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as x ray technology or health science.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Surgical Technology in Arizona
  • Certificate in Surgical Technology in Arizona

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,484 miles from location GateWay Community College Phoenix AZ 13.1689 n/a 7,863
7,568 miles from location Mohave Community College Kingman AZ 10.6222 n/a 6,702
7,489 miles from location The Bryman School of Arizona Phoenix AZ 22.6068 n/a 643
7,439 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Tucson Tucson AZ 15.5021 n/a 557
7,484 miles from location Lamson College Tempe AZ 14.1974 n/a 442
7,478 miles from location East Valley Institute of Technology Mesa AZ 34.1985 n/a 270
7,488 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Phoenix Phoenix AZ n/a n/a 216
 

Curious what studying Surgical Technologist gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Surgical Technologists + 1,680 $46,760 63.1%
 

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