Elizabeth City has a general population of 17,188 and an overall student population of 6,225. Approximately 2,796 of Elizabeth City's students are enrolled in schools that offer surgical technologist programs.
The largest surgical technologist school in Elizabeth City, by student population, is College of the Albemarle. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Surgical Technology program at College of the Albemarle.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in surgical technology in Elizabeth City in 2010. In 2009 tuition at surgical technologist schools in Elizabeth City was $1,690 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 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 Elizabeth City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 29 surgical technologists in North Carolina were working in the greater Elizabeth City area. By the year 2018, the number of surgical technologists is expected to increase by 33% in Elizabeth City. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for surgical technologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a surgical technologist in Elizabeth City is $34,790 per year, which is lower than the average for surgical technologists state-wide.
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