Lafayette has a total population of 56,397 and a student population of 8,003. Of these students, 7,407 are enrolled in schools that offer surgical technologist programs.
The largest surgical technologist school in Lafayette, by student population, is Ivy Tech Community College-Lafayette. Approximately 20 students graduated in 2010 from Ivy Tech Community College-Lafayette with credentials in surgical technology.
A total of 20 students graduated with credentials in surgical technology from surgical technologist schools in Lafayette in 2010. In 2009 tuition at surgical technologist schools in Lafayette was $3,090 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,060 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a surgical technologist program in Lafayette.
If you decide to work as a surgical technologist in Lafayette, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 2,410 surgical technologists in Indiana. Of these surgical technologists, 90 were working in the greater Lafayette area. The number of surgical technologists in Lafayette is expected 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 Lafayette is $39,660 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for surgical technologists.
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