Surgical Technology Schools In Tennessee

Tennessee has 14 accredited surgical technology schools where surgical technology faculty who teach surgical technology classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in surgical technology in the state of Tennessee, which encompasses surgical technology training at the following levels:

  • Surgical Technology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Surgical Technology


Schools

  1. Concorde Career College in Memphis

    5100 Poplar Avenue, Suite 132, Memphis, Tennessee 38137-0132

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  2. Tennessee Technology Center at Dickson

    740 Hwy 46, Dickson, Tennessee 37055

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  3. Tennessee Technology Center at Hohenwald

    813 West Main, Hohenwald, Tennessee 38462-2201

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  4. Tennessee Technology Center at Murfreesboro

    1303 Old Fort Pky, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37129-3311

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  5. Nashville State Community College

    120 White Bridge Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-4515

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  6. Tennessee Technology Center at Crossville

    910 Miller Avenue, Crossville, Tennessee 38555

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  7. Tennessee Technology Center at McMinnville

    241 Vo Tech Dr, McMinnville, Tennessee 37110

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  8. Tennessee Technology Center at Jackson

    2468 Technology Center Drive, Jackson, Tennessee 38301

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  9. Tennessee Technology Center at Knoxville

    1100 Liberty St, Knoxville, Tennessee 37919

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  10. Miller-Motte Technical College in Clarksville

    1820 Business Park Dr, Clarksville, Tennessee 37040

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  11. National College of Business and Technology-Nashville

    1638 Bell Road, Nashville, Tennessee 37211

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  12. Medvance Institute-Cookeville

    1025 Highway 111, Cookeville, Tennessee 38501-4305

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  13. Miller-Motte Technical College-Chattanooga

    6020 Shallowford Road Suite 100, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37421

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  14. MedVance Institute-Nashville

    3354 Perimeter Hill Drive, Suite 105, Nashville, Tennessee 37211

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Surgical Technology Employment

Tennessee 3,680
National 92,260

Of all of the s that work in the US, approximately 4% work in Tennessee state.

Employment Growth for Surgical technicians In Tennessee

2,970 2,950 3,620 3,390 3,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Surgical Technology is a growing field in Tennessee. There were 710 more s working in Tennessee in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of s has grown by 24%. This is faster 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 Tennessee

$35,480 $36,320 $37,490 $37,400 $37,270
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
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 Tennessee. In 2006 s made a mean salary of $35,480 per year, and in 2010 they made $37,270 per year.

Salary percentiles for Surgical technicians in Tennessee

10th percentile
$27,370
25th percentile
$31,960
50th percentile
$36,590
75th percentile
$41,900
90th percentile
$48,950

Thus, there was a 5% growth in s' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 79% 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 Tennessee.

Average Salaries for Surgical technicians and related professions in Tennessee

Dental Hygienist
$61,560
Health Science
$61,510
Physician Assistant
$90,320
Sonography
$54,900
X Ray Technician
$49,060

In Tennessee, 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 Tennessee

associate
4
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
13
Total17

As the number of s is increasing in Tennessee state, the number of students graduating from the 14 accredited surgical technology schools in Tennessee state is decreasing. In 2006, 443 students graduated from surgical technology courses in Tennessee. And in 2010, 296 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of surgical technology school degree or certificate graduates in Tennessee by 33%. 76% of these graduates received an undergraduate certificate in surgical technology.

Surgical Technology Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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