Surgical Technology Schools In North Carolina

Surgical Technology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 25 accredited surgical technology schools in North Carolina. The trends in North Carolina'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. College of the Albemarle

    1208 N Road St, Elizabeth City, North Carolina 27906-2327

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  2. South Piedmont Community College

    680 Highway 74 West, Polkton, North Carolina 28135

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  3. Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

    340 Victoria Rd, Asheville, North Carolina 28801-4897

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  4. Blue Ridge Community College in Flat Rock

    180 West Campus Drive, Flat Rock, North Carolina 28731-4728

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  5. Cabarrus College of Health Sciences

    401 Medical Park Drive, Concord, North Carolina 28025-3959

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  6. Cape Fear Community College

    411 North Front Street, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401-3910

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  7. Catawba Valley Community College

    2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, North Carolina 28602-0699

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  8. Central Piedmont Community College

    1201 Elizabeth Avenue, Charlotte, North Carolina 28204

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  9. Cleveland Community College

    137 S Post Rd, Shelby, North Carolina 28152-6224

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  10. Coastal Carolina Community College

    444 Western Blvd, Jacksonville, North Carolina 28546-6816

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  11. Durham Technical Community College

    1637 Lawson St, Durham, North Carolina 27703-5023

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  12. Edgecombe Community College

    2009 W Wilson St, Tarboro, North Carolina 27886

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  13. Fayetteville Technical Community College

    2201 Hull Rd, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28303-0236

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  14. Guilford Technical Community College

    601 High Point Rd, Jamestown, North Carolina 27282

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  15. Isothermal Community College

    286 ICC Loop Road, Spindale, North Carolina 28160-0804

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  16. Lenoir Community College

    231 Highway 58 South, Kinston, North Carolina 28502-0188

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  17. McDowell Technical Community College

    54 College Drive, Marion, North Carolina 28752-8728

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  18. Miller-Motte College-Wilmington

    5000 Market Street, Wilmington, North Carolina 28405

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  19. Robeson Community College

    5160 Fayetteville Rd, Lumberton, North Carolina 28360

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  20. Rockingham Community College

    Hwy 65w County Home Rd, Wentworth, North Carolina 27375-0038

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  21. Sandhills Community College

    3395 Airport Rd, Pinehurst, North Carolina 28374

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  22. Wake Technical Community College

    9101 Fayetteville Road, Raleigh, North Carolina 27603-5696

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  23. Wilson Community College

    902 Herring Ave, Wilson, North Carolina 27893-3310

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  24. Carolinas College of Health Sciences

    1200 Blythe Blvd, Charlotte, North Carolina 28203-2861

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  25. Miller-Motte College-Cary

    2205 Walnut Street, Cary, North Carolina 27518-7171

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Surgical Technology Employment

North Carolina 3,130
National 92,260

Approximately 3% of the country's s work in North Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Surgical technicians In North Carolina

2,550 2,920 3,030 3,030 3,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Surgical Technology is a growing field in North Carolina. In 2010 there were 580 more s working in North Carolina than there were in 2006. Thus, in North Carolina, this field has grown by 23% in four years. 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 North Carolina

$34,420 $35,730 $36,930 $37,480 $38,390
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Surgical Technology
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In North Carolina, as the number of s is growing, the salaries earned by s are increasing. In 2006 s made a mean salary of $34,420 per year, and in 2010 they made $38,390 per year.

Salary percentiles for Surgical technicians in North Carolina

10th percentile
$29,930
25th percentile
$33,070
50th percentile
$37,600
75th percentile
$43,580
90th percentile
$48,200

Thus, there was a 10% growth in s' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 61% 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 North Carolina.

Average Salaries for Surgical technicians and related professions in North Carolina

Dental Hygienist
$61,940
Health Science
$69,902
Physician Assistant
$84,040
Sonography
$60,710
X Ray Technician
$53,470

s in North Carolina earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Surgical Technology programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Carolina

associate
11
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
21
Total32

As the number of s is increasing in North Carolina state, the number of students graduating from the 25 accredited surgical technology schools in North Carolina state is also increasing. In 2006, 288 students graduated from surgical technology courses in North Carolina. And in 2010, 316 students graduated.

This represents a 10% increase in the number of surgical technology degree or certificate school graduates in North Carolina state. A majority of these graduates, or 66%, graduated with an undergraduate certificate in surgical technology.

Surgical Technology Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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