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Surgical Technology Schools In Oregon

There are 2 accredited surgical technology schools in Oregon for faculty who teach surgical technology classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the surgical technology academic community in Oregon, and the future trends in surgical technology training at the following levels:


  1. Concorde Career College in Portland

    1425 NE Irving Street, Bldg 300, Portland, Oregon 97232-4203

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

    26000 SE Stark St, Gresham, Oregon 97030

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Surgical Technology Employment

Oregon 910
National 92,260

Of all of the s in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Oregon.

Employment Growth for Surgical technicians In Oregon

770 790 780 890 910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Surgical Technology is a growing field in Oregon. In 2010 there were 140 more s working in Oregon than there were in 2006. This represents a 18% 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 Oregon

$40,250 $42,580 $44,700 $45,880 $45,930
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Surgical Technology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by s is increasing in Oregon. s earned a yearly mean salary of $40,250 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $45,930 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Surgical technicians in Oregon

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This represents a growth in salaries of 12%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Oregon, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of surgical technology. The pay differential between the highest paid s and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 70%

Average Salaries for Surgical technicians and related professions in Oregon

Dental Hygienist
Health Science
Physician Assistant
X Ray Technician

In Oregon, s make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited surgical technology schools in Oregon is increasing. In 2006, 28 students graduated from surgical technology courses in Oregon. And in 2010, 62 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of surgical technology school degree or certificate graduates in Oregon by 121%. Most of these graduates, or 67%, earned an undergraduate certificate in surgical technology.

Surgical Technology Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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