Anoka has a general population of 18,076 and an overall student population of 2,453. Approximately 2,453 of Anoka's students are enrolled in schools that offer surgical technologist programs.
Of the 1 surgical technologist schools in Anoka, the largest surgical technology school, by student population, is Anoka Technical College. In 2010, Anoka Technical College graduated approximately 17 students with credentials in surgical technology.
A reported 17 students graduated with credentials in surgical technology in Anoka in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $4,731 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,050 for surgical technology related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in surgical technology, if you decide to work as a surgical technologist in Anoka, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,910 surgical technologists in Minnesota. Of these surgical technologists, 850 were working in the greater Anoka area. Anoka's surgical technologist workforce is projected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for surgical technologists.
As a surgical technologist in Anoka, you can expect to make an average salary of $47,580 per year. This is higher than the average salary for surgical technologists in the state.