Surgical Technology Schools In California

There are 27 accredited surgical technology schools in California for faculty who teach surgical technology classes to choose from. The trends in California's surgical technology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in surgical technology includes surgical technology training at the following levels:

  • Surgical Technology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Surgical Technology


Schools

  1. American Career College in Los Angeles

    4021 Rosewood Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90004

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  2. Fresno City College

    1101 E. University Ave, Fresno, California 93741

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  3. Glendale Career College

    1015 Grandview Ave, Glendale, California 91201

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  4. MiraCosta College

    One Barnard Drive, Oceanside, California 92056-3899

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  5. Everest College-Reseda

    18040 Sherman Way Ste 400, Reseda, California 91335-4631

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  6. North-West College-West Covina

    2121 W Garvey Ave, West Covina, California 91790

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  7. Concorde Career Colleges in San Diego

    4393 Imperial Avenue, Suite 100, San Diego, California 92113-1964

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  8. San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield

    201 New Stine Rd, Bakersfield, California 93309

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  9. Skyline College in San Bruno

    3300 College Dr, San Bruno, California 94066-1698

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  10. Southwestern College in Chula Vista

    900 Otay Lakes Rd, Chula Vista, California 91910-7299

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  11. Concorde Career College in San Bernardino

    201 East Airport Drive, Suite A, San Bernardino, California 92408-3403

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  12. Concorde Career College in North Hollywood

    12412 Victory Boulevard, North Hollywood, California 91606-3134

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  13. San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno

    295 E Sierra Ave, Fresno, California 93710-3616

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  14. Las Positas College

    3000 Campus Hill Drive, Livermore, California 94551-7650

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  15. Mt Diablo Adult Education

    1266 San Carlos Ave., Concord, California 94518-1102

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  16. Newbridge College

    1840 E 17th St Ste 140, Santa Ana, California 92705

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  17. Career Colleges of America

    5612 E Imperial Hwy, South Gate, California 90280

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  18. Anthem College-Sacramento

    9738 Lincoln Village Drive #100, Sacramento, California 95827

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  19. Premiere Career College

    12901 Ramona Blvd, Irwindale, California 91706-3746

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  20. American College of Healthcare

    11801 Pierce St., Suite 100, Riverside, California 92505

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  21. Career Networks Institute

    702 W Town and Country Rd, Orange, California 92868-4710

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  22. Carrington College California-San Jose

    6201 San Ignacio Ave., San Jose, California 95119

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  23. Community Based Education and Development DBA CBD College

    5724 W. Third Street # 314, Los Angeles, California 90036

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  24. American Career College in Anaheim

    1200 N. Magnolia Ave., Anaheim, California 92801-0000

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  25. American Career College in Ontario

    3130 East Sedona Court, Ontario, California 91764

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  26. Carrington College California-Citrus Heights

    7301 Greenback Lane-Ste A, Citrus Heights, California 95621

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  27. Newbridge College-Long Beach

    3799 E. Burnett St., Long Beach, California 90815

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

California Vs. National Surgical Technology Employment

California 9,110
National 92,260

Approximately 10% of the country's s work in California state.

Employment Growth for Surgical technicians In California

8,180 8,310 8,910 8,840 9,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In California, the field of surgical technology is growing. In California, 930 more s were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of surgical technology has grown by 11% in California. This growth is faster than the change in the number of s around the country. Nationally, the number of s has grown by 9% from 2006 to 2010.

Surgical Technology VS. All Professions salaries in California

$44,890 $45,400 $47,280 $46,600 $48,820
$48,885 $52,410 $54,744 $56,285 $57,176
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to s are growing in California. s earned a yearly mean salary of $44,890 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $48,820 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Surgical technicians in California

10th percentile
$33,540
25th percentile
$39,370
50th percentile
$47,160
75th percentile
$57,300
90th percentile
$67,610

This represents a growth in salaries of 8%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In California state, within the field of surgical technology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid s earn 102% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Surgical technicians and related professions in California

Dental Hygienist
$90,220
Health Science
$76,941
Physician Assistant
$93,660
Sonography
$77,260
X Ray Technician
$66,040

In California, s earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Surgical Technology programs available for each degree type for all schools in California

associate
12
bachelor
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master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
28
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As the number of s is increasing in California state, the number of students graduating from the 27 accredited surgical technology schools in California state is also increasing. In 2006, 712 students graduated from surgical technology courses in California. And in 2010, 826 students graduated.

This represents a 16% increase in the number of surgical technology degree or certificate school graduates in California state. A majority of these graduates, or 70%, graduated with an undergraduate certificate in surgical technology.

Surgical Technology Faculty Salaries in California

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