Kinston has a general population of 23,688 and an overall student population of 3,561. Approximately 3,561 of Kinston's students are enrolled in schools that offer surgical technologist programs.
The largest surgical technologist school in Kinston, by student population, is Lenoir Community College. Approximately 16 students graduated in 2010 from Lenoir Community College with credentials in surgical technology.
A reported 16 students graduated with credentials in surgical technology in Kinston in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,703 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 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 Kinston, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 surgical technologists in North Carolina were working in the greater Kinston area. Kinston'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.
As a surgical technologist in Kinston, you can expect to make an average salary of $36,030 per year. This is lower than the average salary for surgical technologists in the state.