With an overall population of 10,955 and a student population of 7,130, approximately 7,130 of Nanticoke students attend one of Nanticoke's schools that offer surgical technologist programs.
Nanticoke's largest surgical technologist school is Luzerne County Community College. In 2010, approximately 16 students graduated from the Surgical Technology program at Luzerne County Community College.
A total of 16 students graduated with credentials in surgical technology from surgical technologist schools in Nanticoke in 2010. If you decide to attend a surgical technologist school in Nanticoke, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,090.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 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 Nanticoke, your job prospects are good. There were 3,750 surgical technologists working in Pennsylvania and 190 working in the greater Nanticoke area in 2010. Nanticoke's surgical technologist workforce is projected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for surgical technologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a surgical technologist in Nanticoke is $35,950 per year, which is lower than the average for surgical technologists state-wide.
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