With an overall population of 22,071 and a student population of 8,458, approximately 5,566 of Greenwood students attend one of Greenwood's schools that offer surgical technologist programs.
Of the 1 surgical technologist schools in Greenwood, the largest surgical technology school, by student population, is Piedmont Technical College. In 2010, Piedmont Technical College graduated approximately 15 students with credentials in surgical technology.
A total of 15 students graduated with credentials in surgical technology from surgical technologist schools in Greenwood in 2010. In 2009 tuition at surgical technologist schools in Greenwood was $3,440 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for surgical technology related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a surgical technologist in Greenwood, your job prospects are good. There were 1,710 surgical technologists working in South Carolina and 130 working in the greater Greenwood area in 2010. The number of surgical technologists in Greenwood is expected 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 Greenwood is $33,890 per year, which is lower than the average for surgical technologists state-wide.
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