Ankeny has a total population of 27,117 and a student population of 22,741. Of these students, 22,324 are enrolled in schools that offer surgical technologist programs.
Des Moines Area Community College is the largest surgical technologist school in Ankeny, based on student population. In 2010, Des Moines Area Community College graduated approximately 7 students from its surgical technology program.
A total of 7 students graduated with credentials in surgical technology from surgical technologist schools in Ankeny in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,682 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Ankeny surgical technology schools was an average of $17,132 per year in 2009.
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 $3,780 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,380.
If you plan on staying in Ankeny after graduating from surgical technologist school, you should know that job prospects for surgical technologists in Ankeny, which is the most popular surgical technology profession, are good. The number of surgical technologists in Ankeny is expected to increase by 21% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for surgical technologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a surgical technologist in Ankeny is $37,270 per year, which is higher than the average for surgical technologists state-wide.
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