Des Moines has a general population of 198,682 and an overall student population of 11,849. Approximately 793 of Des Moines's students are enrolled in schools that offer surgical technologist programs.
Des Moines's largest surgical technologist school is Mercy College of Health Sciences. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Mercy College of Health Sciences with credentials in surgical technology.
In 2009 tuition at surgical technologist schools in Des Moines was $13,000 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 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 Des Moines, your job prospects are good. Des Moines's surgical technologist workforce is projected 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 Des Moines is $37,270 per year, which is higher than the average for surgical technologists state-wide.
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