Surgical Technologist in Kansas

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Schools Offering Surgical Technology Programs in Kansas


Around 0.1% of Kansas's graduates graduate from surgical technology certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 88 surgical technologists graduate from Kansas' 6 surgical technologist schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Kansas that has a surgical technologist program is Washburn Institute of Technology. Washburn Institute of Technology, which was ranked 59th in the country in 2010, is located in Topeka. 7 students graduated with a certificate in surgical technologist from Washburn Institute of Technology in 2010.

The second-ranked school in Kansas that has a surgical technologist program is Wright Career College. Wright Career College, which was ranked 72nd in the country in 2010, is located in Shawnee Mission. In 2010, 37 students graduated from Wright Career College surgical technologist program. Wright Career College charged in-state students $10,040 in tuition fees per year.

Washburn University, which was ranked 72nd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Kansas that has a surgical technologist program. It is located in Topeka. Washburn University charged in-state students $6,296 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Surgical technologist schools in Kansas, charge students an average tuition of $4,379 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $10,040 per year, or as little as $2,080 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Kansas surgical technologist schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Wright Career College - located in Shawnee Mission, students are charged $10,040 per year
  2. Washburn University - located in Topeka, students are charged $6,296 per year
  3. Wichita Area Technical College - located in Wichita, students are charged $5,328 per year

The following Kansas surgical technologist schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Seward County Community College and Area Technical School - located in Liberal, students are charged $2,080 per year
  2. Hutchinson Community College - located in Hutchinson, students are charged $2,528 per year
  3. Wichita Area Technical College - located in Wichita, students are charged $5,328 per year

A surgical technologist certificate from a Kansas school... what next?

A large number of Kansas surgical technologist graduates become surgical technologists. Kansas had 840 surgical technologists in 2010. In Kansas, the largest numbers of surgical technologists work in the following counties:

  1. Butler County - 200 surgical technologists
  2. Allen County - 180 surgical technologists

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of surgical technologists in the state of Kansas will grow to 1,320. This would require a 27% growth in the profession.

Salary

A surgical technologist in Kansas earns $37,500 per year on average. But, salaries for surgical technologists can vary. In 2010, surgical technologists made as little as less than $24,500 per year or as much as more than $50,710 per year in Kansas. A surgical technologist in the following Kansas counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Butler County - $36,620 per year
  2. Allen County - $33,030 per year

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

  1. Allen County - $33,030 per year
  2. Butler County - $36,620 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in surgical technology in Kansas 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 Kansas
  • Certificate in Surgical Technology in Kansas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,531 miles from location Washburn University Topeka KS 26.668 52% 6,652
6,656 miles from location Hutchinson Community College Hutchinson KS 20.5369 n/a 5,453
6,625 miles from location Wichita Area Technical College Wichita KS 24.4302 n/a 2,116
6,826 miles from location Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Liberal KS 22.2726 n/a 1,850
6,474 miles from location Wright Career College Shawnee Mission KS 27.9023 n/a 1,336
6,534 miles from location Washburn Institute of Technology Topeka KS 41.1293 100% 676
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Surgical Technologists + 840 $37,500 18.3%
 

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