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Surgical Technology Schools In Alabama

In Alabama, there are 10 accredited schools where surgical technology classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of surgical technology and surgical technology training in Alabama, which includes surgical technology training at the following levels:


  1. Community College of the Air Force

    100 S Turner Blvd, Montgomery, Alabama 36114-0011

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  2. James H Faulkner State Community College

    1900 US Hwy 31 S, Bay Minette, Alabama 36507-2698

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  3. Gadsden State Community College

    1001 George Wallace Dr, Gadsden, Alabama 35903

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  4. John C Calhoun State Community College

    6250 U S Highway 31 N, Tanner, Alabama 35671

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  5. Lurleen B Wallace Community College

    1000 Dannelly Blvd., Andalusia, Alabama 36420-1418

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  6. Bevill State Community College

    1411 Indiana Avenue, Jasper, Alabama 35501

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  7. Southern Union State Community College

    750 Roberts St, Wadley, Alabama 36276

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  8. Virginia College-Birmingham

    488 Palisades Blvd., Birmingham, Alabama 35209

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  9. Virginia College-Mobile

    3725 Airport Blvd, Suite 165, Mobile, Alabama 36608

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  10. Virginia College-Montgomery

    6200 Atlanta Highway, Montgomery, Alabama 36117-2800

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Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Surgical Technology Employment

Alabama 1,930
National 92,260

Approximately 2% of the country's s work in Alabama state.

Employment Growth for Surgical technicians In Alabama

1,490 1,620 1,830 1,830 1,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Surgical Technology is a growing field in Alabama. In 2010 there were 440 more s working in Alabama than there were in 2006. Thus, in Alabama, this field has grown by 30% in four years. 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 Alabama

$30,170 $31,010 $32,660 $32,940 $33,200
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Surgical Technology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to s are growing in Alabama. The mean salary for s in 2006 was $30,170 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $33,200 per year.

Salary percentiles for Surgical technicians in Alabama

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This represents a 9% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 98% 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 Alabama.

Average Salaries for Surgical technicians and related professions in Alabama

Dental Hygienist
Health Science
Physician Assistant
X Ray Technician

In Alabama, 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 Alabama


As the number of s is increasing in Alabama state, the number of students graduating from the 10 accredited surgical technology schools in Alabama state is also increasing. In Alabama, there were 167 graduates in 2006. And there were 187 graduates from surgical technology courses in 2010.

This represents a 12% increase in the number of surgical technology degree or certificate school graduates in Alabama state. Most of these graduates, or 69%, earned an undergraduate certificate in surgical technology.

Surgical Technology Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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