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Surgical Technologist Schools in Alabama

There are nine schools in the state of Alabama offering surgical technologist programs. 187 students graduated with degrees from Alabama surgical technologist schools in 2010. 121 of all these students graduated with certificates and 66 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 191 students graduate from programs in this state in surgical technology each year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from surgical technologist programs. More specifically, 121 students graduated with certificates in surgical technology and 66 with a degree at the associate's level.

Nine surgical technologist schools are in this state. Of these, while two schools are private, seven schools are public. Public surgical technologist school tuition varies from $2,834 to $3,488, while tuition at a private surgical technologist school varies from $12,100 to $14,125.

Average tuition for programs in surgical technology is $4,328. The lowest tuition in this southern state, which is $2,834 every year, is at Southern Union State Community College, while the highest tuition for surgical technologist programs, which is $14,125 each year, is at Virginia College-Mobile.

Alabama schools offer certificates and associates degrees in surgical technologist.

Surgical Technologist Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

On average, 191 students graduate from programs in this state in surgical technology each year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from surgical technologist programs. More specifically, 121 students graduated with certificates in surgical technology and 66 with a degree at the associate's level.

Surgical Technologist Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 86
  • Certificate 2007: 72
  • Certificate 2008: 121
  • Certificate 2009: 102
  • Certificate 2010: 121
  • Associate 2006: 81
  • Associate 2007: 96
  • Associate 2008: 74
  • Associate 2009: 101
  • Associate 2010: 66

Surgical Technologist Program Availability in Alabama

Alabama schools offer a total of 12 surgical technologist programs. Of these programs, around 66% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Surgical Technologist Program Availability in Alabama

  • Certificate: 8
  • Associate: 4

Career Trends

Surgical Technologists — Salary by Percentile

Surgical Technologists — Salary by Percentile

Surgical Technologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22910
  • 25th Percentile: 27320
  • Median: 32490
  • 75th Percentile: 37940
  • 90th Percentile: 45310

Career Trends

Surgical Technologists — Employment Trend

Surgical Technologists — Employment Trend

Surgical Technologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 28630
  • Median Salary 2007: 29960
  • Median Salary 2008: 31360
  • Median Salary 2009: 32040
  • Median Salary 2010: 32490
  • Total Employed 2006: 1490
  • Total Employed 2007: 1620
  • Total Employed 2008: 1830
  • Total Employed 2009: 1830
  • Total Employed 2010: 1930

Alabama vs National Surgical Technologist Employment

Alabama vs National Surgical Technologist Employment

  • Employed in Alabama: 2.092% (1930)

Surgical Technologist Schools in Alabama

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1. Bevill State Community College

1411 Indiana Avenue
Jasper, AL 35501
(205) 387-0511

Bevill State Community College is located in town of Jasper, Alabama and this college offers one surgical technologist program. Overall, 4,704 students pursue degrees in 35 programs at this public college. This community college ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Alabama.

2. James H Faulkner State Community College

1900 US Hwy 31 S
Bay Minette, AL 36507-2698
(251) 580-2100

James H Faulkner State Community College is in town of Bay Minette, Alabama. It offers two surgical technologist programs. Of those, this college offers students one certificate in surgical technology and one degree at the associate's level in surgical technology. This college is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama. This community college ranks seventh in terms of enrollment in the state of Alabama.

3. Virginia College - Montgomery

6200 Atlanta Highway
Montgomery, AL 36117-2800
(334) 277-3390x2901

Virginia College-Montgomery is 6.3 miles from the heart of downtown and this college offers one surgical technologist program. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. This college ranks seventh in terms of enrollment in the state of Alabama.

4. Southern Union State Community College

750 Roberts St
Wadley, AL 36276
(256) 395-2211

Southern Union State Community College offers one program in surgical technology and this college, which is very close to Wadley, Alabama, is in a rural area. This college is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama. This college is the third biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering surgical technology.

5. Virginia College - Mobile

3725 Airport Blvd- Suite 165
Mobile, AL 36608
(251) 378-3052

Virginia College-Mobile is near the heart of downtown. It offers two surgical technologist programs. More specifically, it offers students one surgical technologist certificate and one degree at the associate's level in surgical technology. 725 students seek degrees in 20 programs at this small school, overall. This school is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in surgical technology.

6. Lurleen B Wallace Community College

1000 Dannelly Blvd.
Andalusia, AL 36420-1418
(334) 222-6591

Lurleen B Wallace Community College offers one surgical technologist program and this college, which is very close to Andalusia, Alabama, is in a rural setting. 1,928 students seek degrees in 28 Lurleen B Wallace Community College programs, overall. This college is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering surgical technology.

7. Community College of the Air Force

100 S Turner Blvd
Montgomery, AL 36114-0011
(334) 649-5000

Community College of the Air Force, which is near the center of the city, is in Montgomery, AL and it offers one program in surgical technology. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the largest institution in the state of Alabama offering surgical technology.

8. John C Calhoun State Community College

6250 U S Highway 31 N
Tanner, AL 35671
(256) 306-2500

John C Calhoun State Community College offers one program in surgical technology and this college, which is just a few miles from Tanner, is in a rural area. This big college is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering surgical technology.

9. Gadsden State Community College

1001 George Wallace Dr
Gadsden, AL 35903
(256) 549-8200

Gadsden State Community College is near the heart of downtown and this college offers one program in surgical technology. 7,031 students seek degrees in 50 Gadsden State Community College programs, overall. This large college is the second largest institution in the state of Alabama offering surgical technology in terms of programs.