Surgical Technologist in Nevada

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Schools Offering Surgical Technology Programs in Nevada


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Nevada receive surgical technology certificates every year. Thus, Nevada's 4 surgical technologist schools put out approximately 51 surgical technologists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Nevada with a surgical technologist program is Nevada Career Institute, which is located in Las Vegas. In 2010, it was ranked 71st nationwide. no students graduated with a certificate in surgical technologist from Nevada Career Institute in 2010.

Anthem Institute-Las Vegas, which was ranked 83rd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Nevada that has a surgical technologist program. It is located in Las Vegas. 37 students graduated with certificate in surgical technologist from Anthem Institute-Las Vegas in 2010.

The third-ranked school in Nevada with a surgical technologist program is College of Southern Nevada, which is located in Las Vegas. In 2010, it was ranked 91st nationwide. In 2010, College of Southern Nevada graduated 9 students from its surgical technologist programs. College of Southern Nevada charged in-state students $2,243 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Nevada's surgical technologist schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $1,122 per year, though tuition can range from $2,243 per year to $2,243 per year. In 2010, the following Nevada surgical technologist schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. College of Southern Nevada - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,243 per year
  2. Western Nevada College - located in Carson City, students are charged $2,243 per year

The surgical technologist schools in Nevada that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. College of Southern Nevada - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,243 per year
  2. Western Nevada College - located in Carson City, students are charged $2,243 per year

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

A large number of Nevada surgical technologist graduates become surgical technologists. If you decide to work as a surgical technologist in Nevada, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 740 Nevada surgical technologists as of 2010. The largest populations of Nevada surgical technologists are working in the following counties:

  1. Clark County - 540 surgical technologists
  2. Pinal County - 160 surgical technologists

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of surgical technologists in the state of Nevada will grow to 990. This would require a 21% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, a surgical technologist earns a salary of $50,690 per year in Nevada state. But, salaries for surgical technologists can vary. In 2010, surgical technologists made as little as less than $36,900 per year or as much as more than $69,740 per year in Nevada. The counties in Nevada with the highest average salary for a surgical technologist are:

  1. Clark County - $51,850 per year
  2. Pinal County - $48,860 per year

The following counties in Nevada have the lowest average salaries for surgical technologists:

  1. Pinal County - $48,860 per year
  2. Clark County - $51,850 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,617 miles from location College of Southern Nevada Las Vegas NV 8.76905 n/a 42,108
7,792 miles from location Western Nevada College Carson City NV 8.29894 n/a 5,229
7,614 miles from location Anthem Institute-Las Vegas Las Vegas NV 16.8268 n/a 681
7,615 miles from location Nevada Career Institute Las Vegas NV 28.5366 n/a 72
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Surgical Technologists + 740 $50,690 19.4%
 

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