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Surgical Technology Schools In Virginia

In Virginia, there are 8 accredited schools where surgical technology classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of surgical technology and surgical technology training in Virginia, which includes surgical technology training at the following levels:


  1. Lord Fairfax Community College

    173 Skirmisher Lane, Middletown, Virginia 22645

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  2. National College-Salem

    1813 E Main St, Salem, Virginia 24153

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  3. Northern Virginia Community College

    4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd, Annandale, Virginia 22003-3796

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  4. Miller-Motte Technical College in Lynchburg

    1011 Creekside Lane, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502

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  5. Piedmont Virginia Community College

    501 College Drive, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902-7589

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  6. ECPI College of Technology

    5555 Greenwich Rd Ste 300, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462

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  7. Fortis College in Richmond

    2000 Westmoreland Street, Suite A, Richmond, Virginia 23230

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  8. Richmond School of Health and Technology

    1601 Willow Lawn Drive, Suite 320, Richmond, Virginia 23230

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Professional Trends

Virginia Vs. National Surgical Technology Employment

Virginia 2,150
National 92,260

Of all of the s in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Virginia.

Employment Growth for Surgical technicians In Virginia

1,680 1,930 1,940 2,140 2,150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Virginia, the field of surgical technology is growing. 470 more s were working in Virginia in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 28% 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 Virginia

$36,970 $38,830 $39,650 $40,860 $41,040
$46,318 $48,287 $49,095 $50,643 $51,501
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Surgical Technology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Virginia, as the number of s is growing, the salaries earned by s are increasing. The mean salary for s in 2006 was $36,970 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $41,040 per year.

Salary percentiles for Surgical technicians in Virginia

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Thus, s' salaries grew by 10% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Virginia state, within the field of surgical technology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid s earn 107% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Surgical technicians and related professions in Virginia

Dental Hygienist
Health Science
Physician Assistant
X Ray Technician

In Virginia, 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 Virginia


As the number of s is increasing in Virginia state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited surgical technology schools in Virginia state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 62 surgical technology graduates from surgical technology courses in Virginia and in 2010 there were 187 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of surgical technology school degree or certificate graduates in Virginia by 202%. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with an associate's degree in surgical technology.

Surgical Technology Faculty Salaries in Virginia

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