With an overall population of 30,248 and a student population of 9,199, approximately 5,242 of Florence students attend one of Florence's schools that offer surgical technologist programs.
Florence-Darlington Technical College is the largest surgical technologist school in Florence, based on student population. Approximately 18 students graduated in 2010 from Florence-Darlington Technical College with credentials in surgical technology.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with a surgical technology certificate from one of Florence's surgical technologist schools. In 2009 tuition at surgical technologist schools in Florence was $3,302 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,056 for surgical technology related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a surgical technologist in Florence, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 1,710 surgical technologists in South Carolina, 260 were working in the greater Florence area. Florence's surgical technologist workforce is projected to increase by 30% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for surgical technologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a surgical technologist in Florence is $36,490 per year, which is higher than the average for surgical technologists state-wide.
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