With an overall population of 195,182 and a student population of 16,781, approximately 5,028 of Augusta students attend one of Augusta's schools that offer surgical technologist programs.
Augusta's largest surgical technologist school is Augusta Technical College. In 2010, Augusta Technical College graduated approximately 12 students with credentials in surgical technology.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a surgical technology certificate in Augusta. In 2009 tuition at surgical technologist schools in Augusta was $2,055 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for surgical technology related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Augusta after graduating from surgical technologist school, you should know that job prospects for surgical technologists in Augusta, which is the most popular surgical technology profession, are good. In 2010, there were 3,080 surgical technologists in Georgia. Of these surgical technologists, 220 were working in the greater Augusta area. The government projects that the number of surgical technologists in Augusta will increase by 40% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for surgical technologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a surgical technologist in Augusta is $35,850 per year, which is higher than the average for surgical technologists state-wide.
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