Surgical Technology Schools In South Carolina

There are 14 accredited surgical technology schools in South Carolina for faculty who teach surgical technology classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of surgical technology and surgical technology training in South Carolina, which includes surgical technology training at the following levels:

  • Surgical Technology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Surgical Technology


Schools

  1. Aiken Technical College

    2276 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville, South Carolina 29829

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  2. Technical College of the Lowcountry

    921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort, South Carolina 29901-1288

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  3. Florence-Darlington Technical College

    2715 W. Lucas Street, Florence, South Carolina 29501

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  4. Greenville Technical College

    620 S Pleasantburg Dr, Greenville, South Carolina 29607-2418

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  5. Horry-Georgetown Technical College

    2050 Highway 501 East, Conway, South Carolina 29526

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  6. Midlands Technical College

    1260 Lexington Drive, West Columbia, South Carolina 29170-2176

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  7. Piedmont Technical College

    620 North Emerald Road, Greenwood, South Carolina 29646

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  8. Spartanburg Community College

    800 Brisack Road, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303

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  9. Tri-County Technical College

    7900 U.S. Hwy 76, Pendleton, South Carolina 29670

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  10. York Technical College

    452 S Anderson Rd, Rock Hill, South Carolina 29730

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  11. Miller-Motte Technical College in North Charleston

    8085 Rivers Ave-Ste E, North Charleston, South Carolina 29406

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  12. Virginia College-Greenville

    78 Global Dr-Ste 200, Greenville, South Carolina 29607

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  13. Virginia College in Charleston

    6185 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston, South Carolina 29406

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  14. Brown Mackie College-Greenville

    75 Beattie Place Ste 100, Greenville, South Carolina 29601

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

South Carolina Vs. National Surgical Technology Employment

South Carolina 1,770
National 92,260

Of all of the s in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of South Carolina.

Employment Growth for Surgical technicians In South Carolina

1,700 1,770 1,640 1,660 1,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In South Carolina, the field of surgical technology is growing. In South Carolina, 70 more s were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 4% growth in the field. This is slower than the trend for s around the US. Nationally, the number of s has grown by 9% between 2006 and 2010.

Surgical Technology VS. All Professions salaries in South Carolina

$32,510 $34,060 $35,220 $35,080 $35,560
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Surgical Technology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to s are growing in South Carolina. In 2006 s made a mean salary of $32,510 per year, and in 2010 they made $35,560 per year.

Salary percentiles for Surgical technicians in South Carolina

10th percentile
$26,410
25th percentile
$29,590
50th percentile
$34,990
75th percentile
$40,840
90th percentile
$46,310

This represents a 9% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of South Carolina, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of surgical technology. The pay differential between the highest paid s and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 75%

Average Salaries for Surgical technicians and related professions in South Carolina

Dental Hygienist
$54,940
Health Science
$58,629
Physician Assistant
$77,250
Sonography
$57,790
X Ray Technician
$49,860

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
4
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
14
Total18

The number of students graduating from the 14 accredited surgical technology schools in South Carolina is increasing. In South Carolina, there were 203 graduates in 2006. And there were 210 graduates from surgical technology courses in 2010.

This represents a 3% increase in the number of surgical technology degree or certificate school graduates in South Carolina state. A majority of these graduates, or 78%, graduated with an undergraduate certificate in surgical technology.

Surgical Technology Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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