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Surgical Technology Schools In West Virginia

Surgical Technology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 7 accredited surgical technology schools in West Virginia. The trends in West Virginia's surgical technology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in surgical technology includes surgical technology training at the following levels:


  1. James Rumsey Technical Institute

    3274 Hedgesville Road, Martinsburg, West Virginia 25403-0259

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  2. Monongalia County Technical Education Center

    1000 Mississippi Street, Morgantown, West Virginia 26501

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  3. Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College

    Dempsey Branch Road, Mount Gay, West Virginia 25637

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  4. West Virginia Northern Community College

    1704 Market St., Wheeling, West Virginia 26003-3699

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  5. Carver Career Center

    4799 Midland Dr, Charleston, West Virginia 25306-6397

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  6. Bridgemont Community and Technical College

    619 2nd Avenue, Montgomery, West Virginia 25136

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  7. Blue Ridge Community and Technical College

    400 West Stephen Street, Martinsburg, West Virginia 25401

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Professional Trends

West Virginia Vs. National Surgical Technology Employment

West Virginia 590
National 92,260

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

Employment Growth for Surgical technicians In West Virginia

690 670 690 690 590
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of s is shrinking in West Virginia. There were 100 less s working in West Virginia in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of s has shrunk by 14%. 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 West Virginia

$31,880 $31,030 $31,760 $31,910 $32,310
$38,568 $40,154 $41,268 $42,203 $43,413
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Surgical Technology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In West Virginia, as the number of s is declining, the salaries earned by s are increasing. s earned a yearly mean salary of $31,880 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $32,310 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Surgical technicians in West Virginia

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This represents a growth in salaries of 1%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In West Virginia state, within the field of surgical technology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid s earn 85% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Surgical technicians and related professions in West Virginia

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Health Science
Physician Assistant
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In West 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 West Virginia


The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited surgical technology schools in West Virginia is increasing. In 2006, 69 students graduated from surgical technology courses in West Virginia. And in 2010, 85 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of surgical technology school degree or certificate graduates in West Virginia by 23%. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with an associate's degree in surgical technology.

Surgical Technology Faculty Salaries in West Virginia

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