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Surgical Technology Schools In Colorado

Colorado has 6 accredited surgical technology schools where surgical technology faculty who teach surgical technology classes can find employment. The trends in Colorado's surgical technology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in surgical technology includes surgical technology training at the following levels:


  1. Aims Community College

    5401 W. 20th St., Greeley, Colorado 80632

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  2. Concorde Career Colleges in Aurora

    111 N. Havana Street, Aurora, Colorado 80010-4314

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  3. Colorado Technical University in Colorado Springs

    4435 N Chestnut Street, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80907-3812

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  4. Everest College-Thornton

    9065 Grant St, Thornton, Colorado 80229

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  5. Anthem College-Denver

    350 Blackhawk Street, Aurora, Colorado 80011

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  6. Colorado Technical University in Greenwood Village

    5775 Denver Tech Ctr Blvd, Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111-3201

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Professional Trends

Colorado Vs. National Surgical Technology Employment

Colorado 1,460
National 92,260

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

Employment Growth for Surgical technicians In Colorado

1,230 1,410 1,530 1,510 1,460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Colorado, surgical technology is a growing field. There were 230 more s working in Colorado in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Colorado, this field has grown by 19% 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 Colorado

$39,010 $41,180 $43,420 $45,140 $45,510
$46,058 $47,685 $48,234 $49,831 $51,291
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Surgical Technology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to s are growing in Colorado. The mean salary for s in 2006 was $39,010 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $45,510 per year.

Salary percentiles for Surgical technicians in Colorado

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This represents a growth in salaries of 14%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Colorado state, within the field of surgical technology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid s earn 79% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Surgical technicians and related professions in Colorado

Dental Hygienist
Health Science
Physician Assistant
X Ray Technician

In Colorado, s earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of s is increasing in Colorado state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited surgical technology schools in Colorado state is decreasing. In Colorado, there were 81 graduates in 2006. And there were 78 graduates from surgical technology courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of surgical technology school degree or certificate graduates in Colorado by 4%. 71% of these graduates received an associate's degree in surgical technology.

Surgical Technology Faculty Salaries in Colorado

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The number of surgical technology faculty, growth in the field of surgical technology academia and surgical technology faculty salaries in Colorado, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching surgical technology courses to students at the certificate in surgical technology, and associates degree in surgical technology levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future surgical technology faculty in Colorado. A summary of the information we have collected thus far will appear once you submit your information.

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