Pottsville has a total population of 15,549 and a student population of 2,811. Of these students, 2,707 are enrolled in schools that offer surgical technologist programs.
Of the 1 surgical technologist schools in Pottsville, the largest surgical technology school, by student population, is McCann School of Business and Technology. In 2010, McCann School of Business and Technology graduated approximately 52 students from its surgical technology program.
In 2010, 52 students graduated with a surgical technology degree from one of Pottsville's surgical technologist schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,321 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,950 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a surgical technologist program in Pottsville.
Many surgical technology graduates choose to work as surgical technologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pottsville, your job prospects are good. There were 3,750 surgical technologists working in Pennsylvania and 120 working in the greater Pottsville area in 2010. The government projects that the number of surgical technologists in Pottsville will 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 Pottsville is $40,200 per year, which is higher than the average for surgical technologists state-wide.
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