Surgical Technology Schools In Illinois

Illinois has 17 accredited surgical technology schools where surgical technology faculty who teach surgical technology classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the surgical technology academic community in Illinois, and the future trends in surgical technology training at the following levels:

  • Surgical Technology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Surgical Technology


Schools

  1. City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College

    1900 W Van Buren, Chicago, Illinois 60612-3197

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  2. College of DuPage

    425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137-6599

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  3. Elgin Community College

    1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, Illinois 60123-7193

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  4. Illinois Central College

    One College Drive, East Peoria, Illinois 61635-0001

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  5. John A Logan College

    700 Logan College Road, Carterville, Illinois 62918-2500

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  6. John Wood Community College

    1301 S 48th Street, Quincy, Illinois 62305-8736

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  7. College of Lake County

    19351 W Washington St., Grayslake, Illinois 60030-1198

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  8. Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences

    2122 - 25th Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois 61201-5317

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  9. Parkland College

    2400 W Bradley Ave, Champaign, Illinois 61821-1899

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  10. Prairie State College

    202 South Halsted Street, Chicago Heights, Illinois 60411-8226

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  11. Rend Lake College

    468 N Ken Gray Pky, Ina, Illinois 62846

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  12. Richland Community College

    One College Pk, Decatur, Illinois 62521-8512

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  13. Robert Morris University Illinois

    401 S State Street, Chicago, Illinois 60605

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  14. Rock Valley College

    3301 N Mulford Rd, Rockford, Illinois 61114-5699

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  15. Shawnee Community College

    8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, Illinois 62992

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  16. Triton College

    2000 5th Ave, River Grove, Illinois 60171-1995

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  17. Waubonsee Community College

    Rte 47 at Waubonsee Drive, Sugar Grove, Illinois 60554-0901

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Surgical Technology Employment

Illinois 2,290
National 92,260

Of all of the s that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Illinois state.

Employment Growth for Surgical technicians In Illinois

3,780 3,570 3,280 2,780 2,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Illinois, the field of surgical technology is shrinking. In Illinois, 1,490 less s were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 39% decline in the field. This decline 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 Illinois

$40,450 $44,890 $45,250 $44,900 $41,740
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Surgical Technology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Illinois, as the number of s is declining, the salaries earned by s are increasing. In 2006 s made a mean salary of $40,450 per year, and in 2010 they made $41,740 per year.

Salary percentiles for Surgical technicians in Illinois

10th percentile
$29,940
25th percentile
$34,580
50th percentile
$40,910
75th percentile
$47,330
90th percentile
$56,230

This represents a 3% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 88% pay differential between the highest paid s and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of surgical technology in Illinois.

Average Salaries for Surgical technicians and related professions in Illinois

Dental Hygienist
$61,110
Health Science
$64,610
Physician Assistant
$82,090
Sonography
$70,170
X Ray Technician
$57,540

In Illinois, s make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
8
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
15
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The number of students graduating from the 17 accredited surgical technology schools in Illinois is increasing. In Illinois, there were 204 graduates in 2006. And there were 210 graduates from surgical technology courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of surgical technology school degree or certificate graduates in Illinois by 3%. Most of these graduates, or 65%, earned an undergraduate certificate in surgical technology.

Surgical Technology Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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