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Surgical Technology Schools In New Mexico

In New Mexico, there are 3 accredited schools where surgical technology classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the surgical technology academic community in New Mexico, and the future trends in surgical technology training at the following levels:


  1. Central New Mexico Community College

    525 Buena Vista SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. San Juan College

    4601 College Blvd, Farmington, New Mexico 87402-4699

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Brown Mackie College-Albuquerque

    10500 Cooper Ave NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87123

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

New Mexico Vs. National Surgical Technology Employment

New Mexico 480
National 92,260

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

Employment Growth for Surgical technicians In New Mexico

240 440 440 490 480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Mexico, surgical technology is a growing field. In New Mexico, 240 more s were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in New Mexico, this field has grown by 100% 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 New Mexico

$31,480 $33,480 $33,530 $33,930 $35,050
$40,511 $43,009 $44,801 $46,220 $46,794
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 New Mexico. In 2006 s made a mean salary of $31,480 per year, and in 2010 they made $35,050 per year.

Salary percentiles for Surgical technicians in New Mexico

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This represents a growth in salaries of 10%. 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 111% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in New Mexico state.

Average Salaries for Surgical technicians and related professions in New Mexico

Dental Hygienist
Health Science
Physician Assistant
X Ray Technician

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

Educational Trends

Surgical Technology programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Mexico


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited surgical technology schools in New Mexico is increasing. In 2006, 14 students graduated from surgical technology courses in New Mexico. And in 2010, 26 students graduated.

This represents a 86% increase in the number of surgical technology degree or certificate school graduates in New Mexico state. 50% of these graduates received an associate's degree in surgical technology.

Surgical Technology Faculty Salaries in New Mexico

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