Lancaster has a general population of 56,348 and an overall student population of 5,789. Approximately 889 of Lancaster's students are enrolled in schools that offer surgical technologist programs.
The largest surgical technologist school in Lancaster, by student population, is Lancaster General College of Nursing & Health Sciences. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Surgical Technology program at Lancaster General College of Nursing & Health Sciences.
A total of 8 students graduated with credentials in surgical technology from surgical technologist schools in Lancaster in 2010. If you decide to attend a surgical technologist school in Lancaster, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $15,650.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,800 for surgical technology related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Lancaster after graduating from surgical technologist school, you should know that job prospects for surgical technologists in Lancaster, which is the most popular surgical technology profession, are good. There were 3,750 surgical technologists working in Pennsylvania and 150 working in the greater Lancaster area in 2010. Lancaster's surgical technologist workforce is projected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for surgical technologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a surgical technologist in Lancaster is $43,750 per year, which is higher than the average for surgical technologists state-wide.
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