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Surgical Technology Schools In Montana

Montana has 3 accredited surgical technology schools where surgical technology faculty who teach surgical technology classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of surgical technology and surgical technology training in Montana, which includes surgical technology training at the surgical technology associates degree level.


  1. Flathead Valley Community College

    777 Grandview Dr, Kalispell, Montana 59901

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology

    2100 16th Ave S, Great Falls, Montana 59405

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. The University of Montana

    Missoula, Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Montana Vs. National Surgical Technology Employment

Montana 300
National 92,260

Of all of the s that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Montana state.

Employment Growth for Surgical technicians In Montana

270 240 250 280 300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Montana, the field of surgical technology is growing. In 2010 there were 30 more s working in Montana than there were in 2006. Thus, in Montana, this field has grown by 11% 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 Montana

$36,650 $36,320 $37,670 $39,920 $40,820
$36,004 $38,366 $39,610 $41,917 $43,181
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Surgical Technology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Montana, as the number of s is growing, the salaries earned by s are increasing. The mean salary for s in 2006 was $36,650 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $40,820 per year.

Salary percentiles for Surgical technicians in Montana

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Thus, s' salaries grew by 10% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 110% 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 Montana.

Average Salaries for Surgical technicians and related professions in Montana

Dental Hygienist
Health Science
Physician Assistant
X Ray Technician

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of s is increasing in Montana state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited surgical technology schools in Montana state is also increasing. In Montana, there were 28 graduates in 2006. And there were 39 graduates from surgical technology courses in 2010.

This represents a 39% increase in the number of surgical technology degree or certificate school graduates in Montana state. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an associate's degree in surgical technology.

Surgical Technology Faculty Salaries in Montana

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