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Schools Offering Surgical Technology Programs in Maine

Around 0.1% of Maine's graduates graduate from surgical technology certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 16 surgical technologists graduate from Maine's 2 surgical technologist schools.

Top Schools

Eastern Maine Community College, which was ranked 76th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Maine that has a surgical technologist program. It is located in Bangor. 11 students graduated with a certificate in surgical technologist from Eastern Maine Community College in 2010. The tuition rate at Eastern Maine Community College was $3,207 per year.

The second-ranked school in Maine with a surgical technologist program is Southern Maine Community College, which is located in South Portland. In 2010, it was ranked 81st nationwide. In 2010, Southern Maine Community College graduated 5 students from its surgical technologist program. Tuition at Southern Maine Community College was $3,395 per year.


Tuition at Maine's surgical technologist schools ranges from $3,395 per year to $3,207 per year. But, the average tuition is $3,301 per year. The Maine surgical technologist schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Southern Maine Community College - located in South Portland, students are charged $3,395 per year
  2. Eastern Maine Community College - located in Bangor, students are charged $3,207 per year

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

  1. Eastern Maine Community College - located in Bangor, students are charged $3,207 per year
  2. Southern Maine Community College - located in South Portland, students are charged $3,395 per year

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

The highest percentage of surgical technologist graduates in Maine pursue careers as a surgical technologist. If you decide to work as a surgical technologist in Maine, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 560 Maine surgical technologists as of 2010. The largest populations of Maine surgical technologists are working in the following counties:

  1. Cumberland County - 180 surgical technologists
  2. Androscoggin County - 70 surgical technologists
  3. Aroostook County - 30 surgical technologists

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 600 surgical technologists will be working in Maine state. This would require the number of surgical technologists to grow by 22%.


A surgical technologist in Maine makes an average of $40,090 per year. In 2010, however, some Maine surgical technologists earned as little as less than $25,390 per year or as much as more than $61,550 per year. A surgical technologist in the following Maine counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Cumberland County - $41,235 per year
  2. Aroostook County - $38,610 per year
  3. Androscoggin County - $36,080 per year

The Maine counties with the lowest average salary for surgical technologists are:

  1. Androscoggin County - $36,080 per year
  2. Aroostook County - $38,610 per year
  3. Cumberland County - $41,235 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in surgical technology in Maine 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 Maine

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Surgical Technologists 560 $40,090 51.4%

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