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Surgical Technology Schools In Arkansas

Surgical Technology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 7 accredited surgical technology schools in Arkansas. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the surgical technology academic community in Arkansas, and the future trends in surgical technology training at the following levels:


  1. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

    4301 W Markham, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205-7199

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  2. Baptist Health Schools-Little Rock

    11900 Col Glenn Rd Ste 1000, Little Rock, Arkansas 72210-2820

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  3. North Arkansas College

    1515 Pioneer Dr, Harrison, Arkansas 72601-5508

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  4. Northwest Technical Institute in Springdale

    709 S Old Missouri Rd, Springdale, Arkansas 72764

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  5. Southeast Arkansas College

    1900 Hazel St., Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71603

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  6. South Arkansas Community College

    300 S West Ave, El Dorado, Arkansas 71731-7010

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  7. University of Arkansas-Fort Smith

    5210 Grand Ave, Fort Smith, Arkansas 72913-3649

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Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Surgical Technology Employment

Arkansas 970
National 92,260

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

Employment Growth for Surgical technicians In Arkansas

850 870 1,000 1,010 970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arkansas, the field of surgical technology is growing. 120 more s were working in Arkansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of surgical technology has grown by 14% in Arkansas. 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 Arkansas

$29,890 $31,630 $32,950 $34,260 $34,840
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Surgical Technology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by s is increasing in Arkansas. In 2006 s made a mean salary of $29,890 per year, and in 2010 they made $34,840 per year.

Salary percentiles for Surgical technicians in Arkansas

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Thus, there was a 14% growth in s' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Arkansas, 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 88%

Average Salaries for Surgical technicians and related professions in Arkansas

Dental Hygienist
Health Science
Physician Assistant
X Ray Technician

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited surgical technology schools in Arkansas is decreasing. In Arkansas, there were 102 graduates in 2006. And there were 70 graduates from surgical technology courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 31% percent decrease in the number of surgical technology school degree or certificate graduates in Arkansas. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned an associate's degree in surgical technology.

Surgical Technology Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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