Gary has a total population of 102,746 and a student population of 13,677. Of these students, 8,117 are enrolled in schools that offer surgical technologist programs.
Of the 1 surgical technologist schools in Gary, the largest surgical technology school, by student population, is Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest. In 2010, approximately 21 students graduated from the Surgical Technology program at Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest.
A reported 21 students graduated with credentials in surgical technology in Gary in 2010. In 2009 tuition at surgical technologist schools in Gary 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.
After graduating with your credentials in surgical technology, if you decide to work as a surgical technologist in Gary, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 2,410 surgical technologists in Indiana. Of these surgical technologists, 200 were working in the greater Gary area. Gary's surgical technologist workforce is projected to increase by 27% 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 Gary is $42,300 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for surgical technologists.
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