Scranton has a total population of 76,415 and a student population of 13,032. Of these students, 1,494 are enrolled in schools that offer surgical technologist programs.
Scranton's largest surgical technologist school is Lackawanna College. In 2010, Lackawanna College graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in surgical technology.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a surgical technology degree in Scranton. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,160 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for surgical technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Scranton-based surgical technologist schools, you will have an added expense of $7,000 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,790.
After graduating with your credentials in surgical technology, if you decide to work as a surgical technologist in Scranton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 3,750 surgical technologists in Pennsylvania, 190 were working in the greater Scranton area. By the year 2018, the number of surgical technologists is expected to increase by 17% in Scranton. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for surgical technologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a surgical technologist in Scranton is $35,950 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for surgical technologists.
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