With an overall population of 187,035 and a student population of 29,266, approximately 5,578 of Durham students attend one of Durham's schools that offer surgical technologist programs.
The largest surgical technologist school in Durham, by student population, is Durham Technical Community College. In 2010, Durham Technical Community College graduated approximately 13 students with credentials in surgical technology.
A reported 13 students graduated with credentials in surgical technology in Durham in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,680 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for surgical technology related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Durham after graduating from surgical technologist school, you should know that job prospects for surgical technologists in Durham, which is the most popular surgical technology profession, are good. There were 3,050 surgical technologists working in North Carolina and 240 working in the greater Durham area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of surgical technologists is expected to increase by 33% in Durham. 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 Durham is $41,170 per year, which is higher than the average for surgical technologists state-wide.
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