With an overall population of 4,943 and a student population of 1,556, approximately 1,556 of Marion students attend one of Marion's schools that offer surgical technologist programs.
Marion's largest surgical technologist school is McDowell Technical Community College. In 2010, McDowell Technical Community College graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in surgical technology.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in surgical technology in Marion in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,668 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for surgical technology related books and supplies every year.
Many surgical technology graduates choose to work as surgical technologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Marion, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 3,050 surgical technologists in North Carolina, 100 were working in the greater Marion area. By the year 2018, the number of surgical technologists is expected to increase by 33% in Marion. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for surgical technologists.
As a surgical technologist in Marion, you can expect to make an average salary of $33,450 per year. This is lower than the average salary for surgical technologists in the state.
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