Concord has a general population of 55,977 and an overall student population of 576. Approximately 420 of Concord's students are enrolled in schools that offer surgical technologist programs.
Concord's largest surgical technologist school is Cabarrus College of Health Sciences. Approximately 10 students graduated in 2010 from Cabarrus College of Health Sciences with credentials in surgical technology.
A total of 10 students graduated with credentials in surgical technology from surgical technologist schools in Concord in 2010. If you decide to attend a surgical technologist school in Concord, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $9,950.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 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 Concord, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 surgical technologists in North Carolina were working in the greater Concord area. Concord's surgical technologist workforce is projected to increase by 33% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for surgical technologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a surgical technologist in Concord is $38,650 per year, which is higher than the average for surgical technologists state-wide.