Evansville has a total population of 121,582 and a student population of 19,891. Of these students, 6,189 are enrolled in schools that offer surgical technologist programs.
Of the 1 surgical technologist schools in Evansville, the largest surgical technology school, by student population, is Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest. In 2010, Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest graduated approximately 14 students with credentials in surgical technology.
A reported 14 students graduated with credentials in surgical technology in Evansville in 2010. In 2009 tuition at surgical technologist schools in Evansville was $3,090 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,060 for surgical technology related books and supplies each year.
Many surgical technology graduates choose to work as surgical technologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Evansville, your job prospects are good. There were 2,410 surgical technologists working in Indiana and 250 working in the greater Evansville area in 2010. The number of surgical technologists in Evansville is expected to increase by 27% 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 Evansville is $40,750 per year, which is higher than the average for surgical technologists state-wide.