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Surgical Technology Schools In Nebraska

Nebraska has 3 accredited surgical technology schools where surgical technology faculty who teach surgical technology classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the surgical technology academic community in Nebraska, and the future trends in surgical technology training at the following levels:


  1. Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health

    720 North 87th Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68114-2852

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Northeast Community College

    801 E Benjamin, Norfolk, Nebraska 68702-0469

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Southeast Community College Area

    301south 68th Street Place, Lincoln, Nebraska 68510-2449

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nebraska Vs. National Surgical Technology Employment

Nebraska 680
National 92,260

Of all of the s that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Nebraska state.

Employment Growth for Surgical technicians In Nebraska

520 590 620 600 680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Surgical Technology is a growing field in Nebraska. There were 160 more s working in Nebraska in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 31% 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 Nebraska

$33,470 $36,120 $37,700 $38,250 $38,590
$41,032 $42,024 $42,027 $44,097 $45,233
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Surgical Technology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Nebraska, as the number of s is growing, the salaries earned by s are increasing. The mean salary for s in 2006 was $33,470 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $38,590 per year.

Salary percentiles for Surgical technicians in Nebraska

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Thus, s' salaries grew by 13% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of surgical technology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid s earning 73% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Nebraska state.

Average Salaries for Surgical technicians and related professions in Nebraska

Dental Hygienist
Health Science
Physician Assistant
X Ray Technician

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited surgical technology schools in Nebraska is decreasing. In 2006, 34 students graduated from surgical technology courses in Nebraska. And in 2010, 31 students graduated.

This represents a 9% decrease in the number of surgical technology degree or certificate school graduates in Nebraska state. 75% of these graduates received a associate's degree in surgical technology.

Surgical Technology Faculty Salaries in Nebraska

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