Surgical Technologist in Oregon

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Schools Offering Surgical Technology Programs in Oregon


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Oregon receive surgical technology certificates every year. Thus, Oregon's 2 surgical technologist schools put out approximately 62 surgical technologists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Oregon that has a surgical technologist program is Concorde Career College. Concorde Career College, which was ranked 65th in the country in 2010, is located in Portland. 44 students graduated with a certificate in surgical technologist from Concorde Career College in 2010.

Mt Hood Community College, which was ranked 87th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Oregon that has a surgical technologist program. It is located in Gresham. 15 students graduated with certificate in surgical technologist from Mt Hood Community College in 2010. Mt Hood Community College charged in-state students $3,769 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Oregon's surgical technologist schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $1,885 per year, though tuition can range from $3,769 per year to $3,769 per year. In 2010, the following Oregon surgical technologist schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Mt Hood Community College - located in Gresham, students are charged $3,769 per year

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

  1. Mt Hood Community College - located in Gresham, students are charged $3,769 per year

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

A large number of Oregon surgical technologist graduates become surgical technologists. If you decide to work as a surgical technologist in Oregon, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 910 Oregon surgical technologists as of 2010. The largest populations of Oregon surgical technologists are working in the following counties:

  1. Clackamas County - 570 surgical technologists
  2. Lane County - 110 surgical technologists
  3. Marion County - 80 surgical technologists

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 1,140 surgical technologists will be working in Oregon state. This would require the number of surgical technologists to grow by 24%.

Salary

A surgical technologist in Oregon makes an average of $45,930 per year. In 2010, however, some Oregon surgical technologists earned as little as less than $30,010 per year or as much as more than $61,730 per year. The following counties in Oregon have the highest average salaries for surgical technologists:

  1. Lane County - $47,280 per year
  2. Jackson County - $47,210 per year
  3. Clackamas County - $46,590 per year

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

  1. Clatsop County - $41,230 per year
  2. Marion County - $41,800 per year
  3. Baker County - $43,350 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Oregon statistics regarding a career in surgical technology and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 Oregon
  • Certificate in Surgical Technology in Oregon

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,750 miles from location Mt Hood Community College Gresham OR 12.9715 n/a 8,897
7,761 miles from location Concorde Career College Portland OR 35.2633 100% 720
 

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 + 910 $45,930 5.8%
 

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