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Surgical Technology Schools In Arizona

In Arizona, there are 7 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 Arizona, which includes surgical technology training at the following levels:


  1. Brown Mackie College-Tucson

    4585 E Speedway Blvd., Tucson, Arizona 85712

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  2. Lamson College

    875 W. Elliot Road Suite 206, Tempe, Arizona 85284

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  3. GateWay Community College in Phoenix

    108 N. 40th Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85034

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  4. Mohave Community College

    1971 Jagerson Ave, Kingman, Arizona 86409-1238

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  5. The Bryman School of Arizona

    2250 W. Peoria Ave. A-100, Phoenix, Arizona 85029

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  6. East Valley Institute of Technology

    1601 W Main St, Mesa, Arizona 85201

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  7. Brown Mackie College-Phoenix

    13430 N Black Canyon Ste. 190, Phoenix, Arizona 85029

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Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Surgical Technology Employment

Arizona 1,680
National 92,260

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

Employment Growth for Surgical technicians In Arizona

930 1,000 1,210 1,490 1,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Surgical Technology is a growing field in Arizona. There were 750 more s working in Arizona in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Arizona, this field has grown by 81% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of s around the country. Nationally, the number of s has grown by 9% from 2006 to 2010.

Surgical Technology VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$37,830 $39,190 $40,640 $43,660 $46,760
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
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 Arizona. In 2006 s made a mean salary of $37,830 per year, and in 2010 they made $46,760 per year.

Salary percentiles for Surgical technicians in Arizona

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90th percentile

Thus, there was a 19% growth in s' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Arizona state, within the field of surgical technology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid s earn 88% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Surgical technicians and related professions in Arizona

Dental Hygienist
Health Science
Physician Assistant
X Ray Technician

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited surgical technology schools in Arizona is increasing. In Arizona, there were 124 graduates in 2006. And there were 153 graduates from surgical technology courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 23% percent increase in the number of surgical technology school degree or certificate graduates in Arizona. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with an associate's degree in surgical technology.

Surgical Technology Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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