Twin Falls has a total population of 34,469 and a student population of 8,169. Of these students, 8,133 are enrolled in schools that offer surgical technologist programs.
The largest surgical technologist school in Twin Falls, by student population, is College of Southern Idaho. In 2010, approximately 11 students graduated from the Surgical Technology program at College of Southern Idaho.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a surgical technology certificate from one of Twin Falls's surgical technologist schools. Tuition in 2009 at Twin Falls's surgical technologist schools was $13,728 per year for instate students and $17,048 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for surgical technology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,780 per year, on average, for room and board at Twin Falls-based surgical technologist schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,948.
If you plan on staying in Twin Falls after graduating from surgical technologist school, you should know that job prospects for surgical technologists in Twin Falls, which is the most popular surgical technology profession, are good. The government projects that the number of surgical technologists in Twin Falls will increase by 31% 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 Twin Falls is $34,440 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for surgical technologists.
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