Surgical Technology Schools In Utah

Utah has 5 accredited surgical technology schools where surgical technology faculty who teach surgical technology classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of surgical technology and surgical technology training in Utah, which includes surgical technology training at the surgical technology certificate level.


Schools

  1. AmeriTech College in Provo

    2035 North 550 West, Provo, Utah 84604

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  2. Davis Applied Technology College

    550 E 300 S, Kaysville, Utah 84037-2699

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  3. Everest College-West Valley City

    3280 W 3500 S, West Valley City, Utah 84119-2632

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  4. Stevens-Henager College-Ogden

    1350 W. 1890 S., West Haven, Utah 84401

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  5. Salt Lake Community College

    4600 S Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, Utah 84123

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Surgical Technology Employment

Utah 700
National 92,260

Of all of the s in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Utah.

Employment Growth for Surgical technicians In Utah

1,090 700 730 610 700
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Utah, surgical technology is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 390 less s working in Utah than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of s has shrunk by 36%. This decline 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 Utah

$31,160 $32,850 $35,870 $37,190 $37,870
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Surgical Technology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to s are growing in Utah. The mean salary for s in 2006 was $31,160 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $37,870 per year.

Salary percentiles for Surgical technicians in Utah

10th percentile
$26,670
25th percentile
$30,150
50th percentile
$35,540
75th percentile
$44,040
90th percentile
$53,860

Thus, s' salaries grew by 18% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of surgical technology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid s earning 102% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Utah state.

Average Salaries for Surgical technicians and related professions in Utah

Dental Hygienist
$65,640
Health Science
$61,359
Physician Assistant
$87,430
Sonography
$64,210
X Ray Technician
$47,960

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total5

The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited surgical technology schools in Utah is increasing. In 2006, 89 students graduated from surgical technology courses in Utah. And in 2010, 96 students graduated.

This represents a 8% increase in the number of surgical technology degree or certificate school graduates in Utah state. 60% of these graduates received an undergraduate certificate in surgical technology.

Surgical Technology Faculty Salaries in Utah

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