There are schools offering surgical technologist programs in Florida!
Schools Offering Surgical Technology Programs in Florida
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Each year, approximately 0.2% of Florida graduates receive certificates in surgical technology. In other words, every year an estimated 805 surgical technologists graduate from Florida's 42 surgical technologist schools.
The top-ranked school in Florida that has a surgical technologist program is Keiser University-Ft. Lauderdale. Keiser University-Ft. Lauderdale, which was ranked 60th in the country in 2010, is located in Fort Lauderdale. 13 students graduated with a certificate in surgical technologist from Keiser University-Ft. Lauderdale in 2010. Tuition at Keiser University-Ft. Lauderdale was $14,176 per year.
The second-ranked school in Florida with a surgical technologist program is Keiser Career College-Greenacres, which is located in West Palm Beach. In 2010, it was ranked 64th nationwide. In 2010, 104 students graduated from Keiser Career College-Greenacres surgical technologist program. Keiser Career College-Greenacres charged in-state students $14,176 in tuition fees per year.
The third-ranked school in Florida with a surgical technologist program is Sarasota County Technical Institute, which is located in Sarasota. In 2010, it was ranked 66th nationwide. In 2010, 16 students graduated from Sarasota County Technical Institute surgical technologist program. The tuition rate at Sarasota County Technical Institute was $0 per year.
Tuition at Florida's surgical technologist schools ranges from $15,763 per year to $2,158 per year. But, the average tuition is $4,557 per year. The Florida surgical technologist schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:
- Everest Institute-Hialeah - located in Hialeah, students are charged $15,763 per year
- Virginia College-Jacksonville - located in Jacksonville, students are charged $15,519 per year
- Everest Institute-Kendall - located in Miami, students are charged $14,755 per year
The surgical technologist schools in Florida that charged the lowest tuition rates were:
- Palm Beach State College - located in Lake Worth, students are charged $2,158 per year
- Santa Fe College - located in Gainesville, students are charged $2,167 per year
- Pensacola State College - located in Pensacola, students are charged $2,179 per year
A surgical technologist certificate from a Florida school... what next?
A large number of Florida surgical technologist graduates become surgical technologists. If you decide to work as a surgical technologist in Florida, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 6,360 Florida surgical technologists as of 2010. The largest populations of Florida surgical technologists are working in the following counties:
- Miami-Dade County - 880 surgical technologists
- Hernando County - 860 surgical technologists
- Lake County - 810 surgical technologists
The government projects that by 2018, the number of surgical technologists in the state of Florida will grow to 7,570. This would require a 27% growth in the profession.
On average, a surgical technologist earns a salary of $37,050 per year in Florida state. However, Florida surgical technologists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $23,600 per year to more than $70,610 per year in 2010. The following counties in Florida have the highest average salaries for surgical technologists:
- Lee County - $45,610 per year
- Collier County - $41,430 per year
- Charlotte County - $38,760 per year
The Florida counties with the lowest average salary for surgical technologists are:
- Gadsden County - $32,660 per year
- Bradford County - $33,470 per year
- Bay County - $33,730 per year
For more data regarding a career in surgical technology in Florida and to compare salaries with various related fields such as x ray technology or health science, take a look at the graphs and charts below.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Surgical Technology in Florida
- Certificate in Surgical Technology in Florida
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|5,699 miles from location||Concorde Career Institute||Orlando||FL||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|5,728 miles from location||Florida State College at Jacksonville||Jacksonville||FL||18.8342||n/a||28,877|
|5,612 miles from location||Palm Beach State College||Lake Worth||FL||18.277||n/a||28,017|
|5,663 miles from location||Brevard Community College||Cocoa||FL||23.0121||n/a||17,853|
|5,685 miles from location||Daytona State College||Daytona Beach||FL||17.1637||n/a||17,352|
|5,633 miles from location||Indian River State College||Fort Pierce||FL||19.855||n/a||17,110|
|5,615 miles from location||Keiser University-Ft. Lauderdale||Fort Lauderdale||FL||40.4804||100%||16,882|
|5,770 miles from location||Santa Fe College||Gainesville||FL||24.8493||n/a||15,043|
|6,058 miles from location||Pensacola State College||Pensacola||FL||16.7322||n/a||11,598|
|5,758 miles from location||Everest University-Brandon||Tampa||FL||21.5735||100%||9,886|
|5,752 miles from location||College of Central Florida||Ocala||FL||17.9398||n/a||8,289|
|5,969 miles from location||Gulf Coast Community College||Panama City||FL||18.0854||n/a||6,178|
|5,723 miles from location||Southwest Florida College||Fort Myers||FL||17.3818||n/a||2,432|
|5,616 miles from location||Sheridan Technical Center||Hollywood||FL||20.2387||n/a||1,778|
|5,617 miles from location||Keiser Career College-Greenacres||West Palm Beach||FL||36.4294||100%||1,754|
|5,760 miles from location||Sanford-Brown Institute||Tampa||FL||21.6626||n/a||1,379|
|5,621 miles from location||Everest Institute-Hialeah||Hialeah||FL||25.676||93%||1,349|
|5,770 miles from location||Manatee Technical Institute||Bradenton||FL||13.0566||n/a||1,257|
|5,777 miles from location||Pinellas Technical Education Center||Saint Petersburg||FL||33.0622||n/a||1,231|
|5,613 miles from location||Medvance Institute-West Palm||Lake Worth||FL||26.4118||n/a||1,067|
|5,615 miles from location||Sanford-Brown Institute||Fort Lauderdale||FL||17.7377||n/a||1,024|
|5,616 miles from location||Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Center||Miami||FL||9.39147||n/a||906|
|5,720 miles from location||Sanford-Brown Institute||Jacksonville||FL||21.8357||n/a||875|
|5,782 miles from location||Central Florida Institute||Palm Harbor||FL||28.7238||n/a||868|
|5,702 miles from location||Orlando Tech||Orlando||FL||23.8777||n/a||866|
|5,763 miles from location||D G Erwin Technical Center||Tampa||FL||26.2479||n/a||810|
|5,628 miles from location||Everest Institute-Kendall||Miami||FL||26.9903||94%||809|
|5,618 miles from location||Medvance Institute-Fort Lauderdale||Fort Lauderdale||FL||27.4572||n/a||770|
|5,722 miles from location||Concorde Career Institute||Jacksonville||FL||32.4707||100%||704|
|5,699 miles from location||Anthem College-Orlando||Orlando||FL||16.6267||n/a||609|
|5,768 miles from location||Concorde Career Institute||Tampa||FL||30.7424||100%||587|
|6,059 miles from location||Virginia College-Pensacola||Pensacola||FL||21.6856||n/a||575|
|5,729 miles from location||Fortis College||Orange Park||FL||26.9697||n/a||514|
|5,714 miles from location||Lorenzo Walker Institute of Technology||Naples||FL||12.9736||n/a||486|
|5,764 miles from location||Sarasota County Technical Institute||Sarasota||FL||33.611||n/a||471|
|5,724 miles from location||Virginia College-Jacksonville||Jacksonville||FL||n/a||n/a||459|
|5,622 miles from location||Concorde Career Institute||Hollywood||FL||31.4497||100%||446|
|5,697 miles from location||Herzing University||Winter Park||FL||20.7437||n/a||363|
|5,700 miles from location||Lincoln Technical Institute||Casselberry||FL||28.6542||n/a||335|
|5,729 miles from location||Lee County High Tech Center North||Cape Coral||FL||26.0313||n/a||248|
|5,782 miles from location||Lincoln Technical Institute||Casselberry||FL||n/a||n/a||161|
|5,806 miles from location||Suwannee-Hamilton Technical Center||Live Oak||FL||29.3341||n/a||139|
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Surgical Technologists +||6,360||$37,050||21.6%|
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