Surgical Technology Schools In Pennsylvania

Surgical Technology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 19 accredited surgical technology schools in Pennsylvania. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the surgical technology academic community in Pennsylvania, and the future trends in surgical technology training at the following levels:

  • Surgical Technology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Surgical Technology


Schools

  1. Community College of Allegheny County

    800 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15233-1895

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  2. Delaware County Community College

    901 S Media Line Rd, Media, Pennsylvania 19063-1094

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  3. Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg

    1 HACC Dr., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110-2999

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  4. Great Lakes Institute of Technology

    5100 Peach Street, Erie, Pennsylvania 16509-2482

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  5. Lackawanna College

    501 Vine St, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509-3206

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  6. Luzerne County Community College

    1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, Pennsylvania 18634-3899

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  7. Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus

    340 Dekalb Pike, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 19422-0796

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  8. Mount Aloysius College

    7373 Admiral Peary Hwy, Cresson, Pennsylvania 16630-1999

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  9. Northampton County Area Community College

    3835 Green Pond Rd, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18020-7599

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  10. University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown

    450 Schoolhouse Road, Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15904

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  11. Pittsburgh Technical Institute

    1111 McKee Road, Oakdale, Pennsylvania 15071

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  12. The Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences

    1025 Old Wyomissing Road, Reading, Pennsylvania 19611

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  13. CHI Institute-Broomall

    1991 Sproul Road Suite 42, Broomall, Pennsylvania 19008

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  14. Pennsylvania College of Technology

    One College Ave, Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701-5799

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  15. Sanford-Brown Institute in Pittsburgh on Penn Center Blvd

    777 Penn Center Boulevard, Building 7, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15235

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  16. Star Career Academy-Philadelphia

    2371 Welsh Road, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19114-2206

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  17. McCann School of Business and Technology

    2650 Woodglen Road, Pottsville, Pennsylvania 17901

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  18. Lancaster General College of Nursing & Health Sciences

    410 N Lime Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17602

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  19. Harris School of Business-Upper Darby Campus

    20 S 69th St, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania 19082

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Surgical Technology Employment

Pennsylvania 3,260
National 92,260

Of all of the s in the country, nearly 4% are in the state of Pennsylvania.

Employment Growth for Surgical technicians In Pennsylvania

3,240 3,200 3,600 3,490 3,260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of s is growing in Pennsylvania. 20 more s were working in Pennsylvania in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of s has grown by 1%. This growth is slower 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 Pennsylvania

$34,580 $36,180 $36,730 $38,240 $39,220
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
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 Pennsylvania. The mean salary for s in 2006 was $34,580 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $39,220 per year.

Salary percentiles for Surgical technicians in Pennsylvania

10th percentile
$27,910
25th percentile
$32,650
50th percentile
$38,790
75th percentile
$45,360
90th percentile
$51,620

This represents a growth in salaries of 12%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of surgical technology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid s earning 85% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Pennsylvania state.

Average Salaries for Surgical technicians and related professions in Pennsylvania

Dental Hygienist
$58,230
Health Science
$68,376
Physician Assistant
$67,850
Sonography
$59,700
X Ray Technician
$52,980

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
14
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
7
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As the number of s is increasing in Pennsylvania state, the number of students graduating from the 19 accredited surgical technology schools in Pennsylvania state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 227 surgical technology graduates from surgical technology courses in Pennsylvania and in 2010 there were 407 graduates.

This represents a 79% increase in the number of surgical technology degree or certificate school graduates in Pennsylvania state. Most of these graduates, or 67%, earned an associate's degree in surgical technology.

Surgical Technology Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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