With an overall population of 48,950 and a student population of 23,668, approximately 22,529 of Harrisburg students attend one of Harrisburg's schools that offer surgical technologist programs.
Harrisburg's largest surgical technologist school is Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg. Approximately 10 students graduated in 2010 from Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg with credentials in surgical technology.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with a surgical technology degree in Harrisburg. In 2009 tuition at surgical technologist schools in Harrisburg was $3,480 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a surgical technologist program in Harrisburg.
If you plan on staying in Harrisburg after graduating from surgical technologist school, you should know that job prospects for surgical technologists in Harrisburg, which is the most popular surgical technology profession, are good. In 2010, there were 3,750 surgical technologists in Pennsylvania. Of these surgical technologists, 210 were working in the greater Harrisburg area. The government projects that the number of surgical technologists in Harrisburg will increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for surgical technologists.
As a surgical technologist in Harrisburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $38,510 per year. This is higher than the average salary for surgical technologists in the state.
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