Estherville has a general population of 6,656 and an overall student population of 3,201. Approximately 3,201 of Estherville's students are enrolled in schools that offer surgical technologist programs.
Estherville's largest surgical technologist school is Iowa Lakes Community College. In 2010, Iowa Lakes Community College graduated approximately 12 students from its surgical technology program.
A total of 12 students graduated with credentials in surgical technology from surgical technologist schools in Estherville in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Estherville's surgical technologist schools, you can expect to pay an average of $13,952 per year in instate tuition and $14,016 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for surgical technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Estherville-based surgical technologist schools, you will have an added expense of $4,800 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,102.
After graduating with your credentials in surgical technology, if you decide to work as a surgical technologist in Estherville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 610 surgical technologists in Iowa, 60 were working in the greater Estherville area. The number of surgical technologists in Estherville is expected to increase by 21% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for surgical technologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a surgical technologist in Estherville is $32,310 per year, which is lower than the average for surgical technologists state-wide.
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