With an overall population of 100,266 and a student population of 40,242, approximately 5,167 of Athens students attend one of Athens's schools that offer surgical technologist programs.
Athens Technical College is the largest surgical technologist school in Athens, based on student population. In 2010, Athens Technical College graduated approximately 11 students from its surgical technology program.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a surgical technology certificate in Athens. In 2009 tuition at surgical technologist schools in Athens was $2,043 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for surgical technology related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in surgical technology, if you decide to work as a surgical technologist in Athens, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 3,080 surgical technologists in Georgia, 110 were working in the greater Athens area. The number of surgical technologists in Athens is expected to increase by 40% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for surgical technologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a surgical technologist in Athens is $36,660 per year, which is higher than the average for surgical technologists state-wide.
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