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Surgical Technology Schools In Florida

There are 34 accredited surgical technology schools in Florida for faculty who teach surgical technology classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in surgical technology in the state of Florida, which encompasses surgical technology training at the following levels:

  • Surgical Technology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Surgical Technology


Schools

  1. Brevard Community College

    1519 Clearlake Rd, Cocoa, Florida 32922

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  2. Lorenzo Walker Institute of Technology

    3702 Estey Ave, Naples, Florida 34104-4405

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  3. Concorde Career Institute in Jacksonville

    7960 Arlington Expressway, Jacksonville, Florida 32211-7480

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  4. Concorde Career Institute in Miramar

    10933 Marks Way, Miramar, Florida 33025

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  5. Concorde Career Institute in Tampa

    4202 W Spruce, Tampa, Florida 33607-4127

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  6. Keiser University-Ft. Lauderdale

    1500 NW 49th St., Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309

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  7. Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Center

    750 NW 20 Street, Miami, Florida 33127

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  8. Manatee Technical Institute

    5603 34th Street West, Bradenton, Florida 34210-5603

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  9. Everest Institute-Hialeah

    530 W. 49th Street, Hialeah, Florida 33012

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  10. Orlando Tech

    301 W Amelia Street, Orlando, Florida 32801-1197

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  11. Pinellas Technical Education Center

    901 34th St S, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33711-2209

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  12. Sarasota County Technical Institute

    4748 Beneva Rd, Sarasota, Florida 34233-1798

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  13. Sheridan Technical Center

    5400 Sheridan St, Hollywood, Florida 33021

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  14. Suwannee-Hamilton Technical Center

    415 SW Pinewood Dr, Live Oak, Florida 32064

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  15. Everest University-Brandon

    3924 Coconut Palm Dr, Tampa, Florida 33619-1354

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  16. Southwest Florida College

    1685 Medical Lane, Fort Myers, Florida 33907-1108

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  17. D G Erwin Technical Center

    2010 E Hillsborough Ave, Tampa, Florida 33610-8255

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  18. Sanford-Brown Institute in Tampa

    5701 E. Hillsborough Ave. Suite 1417, Tampa, Florida 33610-5428

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  19. Sanford-Brown Institute in Fort Lauderdale

    1201 W. Cypress Creek Road, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309

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  20. Herzing University in Winter Park

    1595 S. Semoran Blvd, Ste 1501, Winter Park, Florida 32792-5509

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  21. Virginia College-Pensacola

    19 W Garden St, Pensacola, Florida 32502-4650

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  22. Sanford-Brown Institute in Jacksonville

    10255 Fortune Parkway, Suite501, Jacksonville, Florida 32256

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  23. Everest Institute-Kendall

    9020 SW 137th Ave, Miami, Florida 33186

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  24. Southeastern College-Greenacres

    6812 Forest Hill Blvd, Suite D-1, Greenacres, Florida 33413

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  25. Lee County High Tech Center North

    360 Santa Barbara Blvd North, Cape Coral, Florida 33993-2479

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  26. Anthem College-Orlando

    3710 Maguire Blvd, Orlando, Florida 32803

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  27. Lincoln Technical Institute in Fern Park

    7275 Estapona Circle, Fern Park, Florida 32730-2351

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  28. Central Florida Institute

    30522 US Hwy 19 N Ste 300, Palm Harbor, Florida 34684-0000

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  29. Fortis College in Orange Park

    560 Wells Road, Orange Park, Florida 32073

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  30. Medvance Institute-West Palm

    1630 South Congress Avenue, Suite 300, Palm Springs, Florida 33461-2171

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  31. Medvance Institute-Fort Lauderdale

    4850 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Suite 200, Lauderdale Lakes, Florida 33313

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  32. Lincoln Technical Institute in Seminole

    5335 66th St N, St. Petersburg, Florida 32730

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  33. Virginia College-Jacksonville

    5940 Beach Boulevard, Jacksonville, Florida 32207

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  34. Concorde Career Institute in Orlando

    3444 McCrory Place, Orlando, Florida 32803

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Florida Vs. National Surgical Technology Employment

Florida 6,360
National 92,260

Of all of the s that work in the US, approximately 7% work in Florida state.

Employment Growth for Surgical technicians In Florida

5,550 5,390 5,500 5,980 6,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of s is growing in Florida. In Florida, 810 more s were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 15% growth in the field. This growth 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 Florida

$35,410 $36,310 $36,940 $37,030 $37,050
$43,191 $44,171 $45,158 $47,627 $48,473
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 Florida. s earned a yearly mean salary of $35,410 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $37,050 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Surgical technicians in Florida

10th percentile
$27,370
25th percentile
$31,840
50th percentile
$36,250
75th percentile
$41,470
90th percentile
$46,950

This represents a growth in salaries of 4%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 72% 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 Florida.

Average Salaries for Surgical technicians and related professions in Florida

Dental Hygienist
$58,340
Health Science
$71,943
Physician Assistant
$87,940
Sonography
$56,990
X Ray Technician
$51,590

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
10
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
26
Total36

The number of students graduating from the 34 accredited surgical technology schools in Florida is decreasing. In 2006 there were 948 surgical technology graduates from surgical technology courses in Florida and in 2010 there were 602 graduates.

Thus there was a 36% percent decrease in the number of surgical technology school degree or certificate graduates in Florida. Most of these graduates, or 72%, earned an undergraduate certificate in surgical technology.

Surgical Technology Faculty Salaries in Florida

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