Surgical Technology Schools In Kentucky

Kentucky has 16 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 Kentucky, and the future trends in surgical technology training at the following levels:

  • Surgical Technology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Surgical Technology


Schools

  1. Ashland Community and Technical College

    1400 College Drive, Ashland, Kentucky 41101-3683

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  2. Bowling Green Technical College

    1845 Loop Dr, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101-3601

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  3. Bluegrass Community and Technical College

    470 Cooper Drive, Lexington, Kentucky 40506

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  4. Hazard Community and Technical College

    One Community College Drive, Hazard, Kentucky 41701-2402

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  5. Jefferson Community and Technical College

    109 E Broadway, Louisville, Kentucky 40202-2005

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  6. National College-Lexington

    2376 Sir Barton Way, Lexington, Kentucky 40509

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  7. Madisonville Community College

    2000 College Drive, Madisonville, Kentucky 42431-9199

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  8. Maysville Community and Technical College

    1755 U.S. Hwy 68, Maysville, Kentucky 41056

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  9. West Kentucky Community and Technical College

    4810 Alben Barkley Drive, Paducah, Kentucky 42002-7380

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  10. Brown Mackie College-Louisville

    3605 Fern Valley Road, Louisville, Kentucky 40219

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  11. Saint Catharine College

    2735 Bardstown Rd, Saint Catharine, Kentucky 40061

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  12. Brown Mackie College-Northern Kentucky

    309 Buttermilk Pike, Fort Mitchell, Kentucky 41017

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  13. Somerset Community College

    808 Monticello Street, Somerset, Kentucky 42501-2973

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  14. Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College

    700 College Rd, Cumberland, Kentucky 40823

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  15. Spencerian College

    4627 Dixie Hwy, Louisville, Kentucky 40216

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  16. Owensboro Community and Technical College

    4800 New Hartford Rd, Owensboro, Kentucky 42303

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Surgical Technology Employment

Kentucky 1,980
National 92,260

Approximately 2% of the country's s work in Kentucky state.

Employment Growth for Surgical technicians In Kentucky

1,560 1,600 1,850 1,940 1,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of s is growing in Kentucky. There were 420 more s working in Kentucky in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of s has grown by 27%. This growth is faster than the national trend for s which shows a 9% increase in the number of s working around the nation.

Surgical Technology VS. All Professions salaries in Kentucky

$33,900 $34,940 $35,060 $35,200 $36,150
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Surgical Technology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of s is growing, the salaries paid to s are increasing in Kentucky. In 2006 s made a mean salary of $33,900 per year, and in 2010 they made $36,150 per year.

Salary percentiles for Surgical technicians in Kentucky

10th percentile
$26,390
25th percentile
$30,790
50th percentile
$36,040
75th percentile
$41,230
90th percentile
$46,410

Thus, s' salaries grew by 6% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 76% 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 Kentucky.

Average Salaries for Surgical technicians and related professions in Kentucky

Dental Hygienist
$56,050
Health Science
$64,936
Physician Assistant
$88,530
Sonography
$57,210
X Ray Technician
$46,630

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
11
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
11
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As the number of s is increasing in Kentucky state, the number of students graduating from the 16 accredited surgical technology schools in Kentucky state is also increasing. In 2006, 130 students graduated from surgical technology courses in Kentucky. And in 2010, 282 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of surgical technology school degree or certificate graduates in Kentucky by 117%. 50% of these graduates received an associate's degree in surgical technology.

Surgical Technology Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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