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Surgical Technologist Schools in California

There are 26 schools in the state of California offering surgical technologist programs. 893 students graduated with degrees from California surgical technologist schools in 2010. 759 of all these students graduated with certificates and 134 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

961 students graduate from surgical technologist programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 9% of surgical technologist students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 759 students graduated with certificates in surgical technology and 134 with a degree at the associate's level.

26 surgical technologist schools are in this state. And out of these, while six schools are public, 20 schools are private. Private surgical technologist school tuition varies from $13,400 to $33,497, while public surgical technologist school tuition varies from $658 to $811.

Average tuition for programs in surgical technology is $5,458. The lowest tuition in California, which is $658 each year, is at Fresno City College, while the highest tuition for surgical technologist programs, which is $33,497 per year, is at Newbridge College-Long Beach.

California surgical technologist schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Surgical Technologist Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

961 students graduate from surgical technologist programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 9% of surgical technologist students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 759 students graduated with certificates in surgical technology and 134 with a degree at the associate's level.

Surgical Technologist Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 676
  • Certificate 2007: 892
  • Certificate 2008: 988
  • Certificate 2009: 876
  • Certificate 2010: 759
  • Associate 2006: 34
  • Associate 2007: 66
  • Associate 2008: 42
  • Associate 2009: 96
  • Associate 2010: 134

Surgical Technologist Program Availability in California

Schools in California offer a total of 35 surgical technologist programs. Of these programs, approximately 65% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Surgical Technologist Program Availability in California

  • Certificate: 23
  • Associate: 12

Career Trends

Surgical Technologists — Salary by Percentile

Surgical Technologists — Salary by Percentile

Surgical Technologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33540
  • 25th Percentile: 39370
  • Median: 47160
  • 75th Percentile: 57300
  • 90th Percentile: 67610

Career Trends

Surgical Technologists — Employment Trend

Surgical Technologists — Employment Trend

Surgical Technologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 43590
  • Median Salary 2007: 43890
  • Median Salary 2008: 46170
  • Median Salary 2009: 45630
  • Median Salary 2010: 47160
  • Total Employed 2006: 8180
  • Total Employed 2007: 8310
  • Total Employed 2008: 8910
  • Total Employed 2009: 8840
  • Total Employed 2010: 9110

California vs National Surgical Technologist Employment

California vs National Surgical Technologist Employment

  • Employed in California: 9.874% (9110)

Surgical Technologist Schools in California

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1. Glendale Career College

1015 Grandview Ave
Glendale, CA 91201
(818) 956-4915x220

Glendale Career College offers one surgical technologist program and this school is 2.1 miles from the center of the city. Overall, 321 students seek degrees in seven programs at this school.

2. Skyline College

3300 College Dr
San Bruno, CA 94066-1698
(650) 738-4100

Skyline College is located in the suburbs of San Bruno, California. This college offers two surgical technologist programs. More specifically, it offers one certificate in surgical technology to students and one associate's level surgical technology degree. Overall, 9,912 students pursue degrees in 81 programs at this community college. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of California offering surgical technologist programs.

3. The Career Networks Institute

702 W Town and Country Rd
Orange, CA 92868-4710
(714) 437-9697

The Career Networks Institute offers one program in surgical technology and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Orange, CA. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is the tenth largest institution in the state of California offering surgical technology.

4. Carrington College California - San Jose

6201 San Ignacio Ave.
San Jose, CA 95119
(408) 360-0848

Carrington College California-San Jose is 9.7 miles from the heart of downtown. This school offers two programs in surgical technology. Specifically, students are offered one surgical technologist certificate by it and one associate's level degree in surgical technology. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution. It ranks ninth in terms of enrollment in the state of California.

5. Concorde Career College - North Hollywood

12412 Victory Boulevard
North Hollywood, CA 91606-3134
(818) 766-8151

Concorde Career College-North Hollywood offers one program in surgical technology and it is 1.3 miles from the center of the city. 643 students pursue degrees in seven Concorde Career College-North Hollywood programs, overall.

6. Newbridge College - Santa Ana

1840 E 17th St Ste 140
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 550-8000

Newbridge College-Santa Ana is 1.8 miles from the heart of downtown and this school offers one surgical technologist program. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

7. Mt Diablo Adult Education

1266 San Carlos Ave.
Concord, CA 94518-1102
(925) 685-7340x0

Mt Diablo Adult Education is in the suburbs of Concord, California and it offers one surgical technologist program. 453 students pursue degrees in 11 programs at this vocational school, overall.

8. Anthem College - Sacramento

9738 Lincoln Village Drive #100
Sacramento, CA 95827
(916) 929-9700

Anthem College-Sacramento offers one surgical technologist program and this school is near the heart of downtown. 659 students pursue degrees in six Anthem College-Sacramento programs, overall.

9. Newbridge College - Long Beach

3799 E. Burnett St.
Long Beach, CA 90815
(562) 498-4500

Newbridge College-Long Beach offers one program in surgical technology and it is near the heart of downtown. This school is the eighth oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in surgical technology.

10. Premiere Career College

12901 Ramona Blvd
Irwindale, CA 91706-3746
(626) 814-2080

Premiere Career College offers one program in surgical technology and it is in the suburbs of Irwindale, California. 542 students seek degrees in eight Premiere Career College programs, overall.

11. The American College of Healthcare

11801 Pierce St.- Suite 100
Riverside, CA 92505
(951) 729-5320

The American College of Healthcare, which is near the center of the city, is in Riverside, CA and it offers one program in surgical technology. 416 students seek degrees in six programs at this school, overall.

12. Carrington College California - Citrus Heights

7301 Greenback Lane-Ste A
Citrus Heights, CA 95621
(916) 722-8200

Carrington College California-Citrus Heights offers two surgical technologist programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in surgical technology by it and one degree at the associate's level in surgical technology. This school is located in the suburbs of Citrus Heights, California. 806 students seek degrees in 16 Carrington College California-Citrus Heights programs, overall. In terms of programs, it is the fourth largest institution in the state of California offering surgical technology.

13. Concorde Career College - San Bernardino

201 East Airport Drive- Suite A
San Bernardino, CA 92408-3403
(909) 884-8891

Concorde Career College-San Bernardino offers one program in surgical technology and it is near the center of the city. This school is one of 242 vocational schools in California.

14. Everest College - Reseda

18040 Sherman Way Ste 400
Reseda, CA 91335-4631
(818) 774-0550

Everest College-Reseda is 0.7 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one surgical technologist program. Overall, 864 students pursue degrees in seven Everest College-Reseda programs.

15. The San Joaquin Valley College - Bakersfield

201 New Stine Rd
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 834-0126

The San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield is 2.8 miles from the center of the city and it offers one surgical technologist program. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is the tenth largest institution in the state of California offering surgical technology in terms of programs.

16. The San Joaquin Valley College - Fresno

295 E Sierra Ave
Fresno, CA 93710-3616
(559) 448-8282

The San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno is 5.7 miles from the center of the city and this school offers one surgical technologist program. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

17. The American Career College - Los Angeles

4021 Rosewood Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90004
(323) 668-7555

The American Career College-Los Angeles is 3.3 miles from the center of the city. This school offers two surgical technologist programs. Out of those, this vocational school offers students one surgical technologist certificate and one associate's level surgical technology degree. Overall, 1,693 students pursue degrees in eight American Career College-Los Angeles programs. This vocational school is the tenth oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in surgical technology.

18. The Career Colleges of America

5612 E Imperial Hwy
South Gate, CA 90280
(562) 861-8702x115

The Career Colleges of America is in the suburbs of South Gate, California and it offers one program in surgical technology. 407 students pursue degrees in six programs at this school, overall.

19. Community Based Education and Development DBA CBD College

5724 W. Third Street # 314
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 937-7772

Community Based Education and Development DBA CBD College offers one program in surgical technology and this school, which is 5.9 miles from the center of the city, is located in Los Angeles, CA. 269 students pursue degrees in four programs at this technical college, overall. It is the ninth biggest institution in the state of California offering surgical technology in terms of programs.

20. The American Career College - Ontario

3130 East Sedona Court
Ontario, CA 91764
(951) 739-0788

The American Career College-Ontario is 3.9 miles from the center of the city and it offers one surgical technologist program. 1,416 students pursue degrees in nine programs at this school, overall. It is the biggest institution in the state of California offering surgical technology in terms of programs.

21. North-West College - West Covina

2121 W Garvey Ave
West Covina, CA 91790
(626) 960-5046

North-West College-West Covina is a for-profit institution, founded in 1966. It is in the suburbs of West Covina, California. It offers subjects such as nursing and practical nursing. This vocational school offers ten certificates to students. In 2010, 288 students sought degrees from the ten programs at this school. This vocational school is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges. This school is one of 242 vocational schools in California.

22. Fresno City College

1101 E. University Ave
Fresno, CA 93741
(559) 442-4600

Fresno City College is near the heart of downtown. This college offers two programs in surgical technology. More specifically, students are offered one surgical technologist certificate by it and one surgical technologist degree at the associate's level. It is one of 98 community colleges in California. This college is the fifth biggest institution in the state of California offering surgical technology in terms of programs.

23. The American Career College - Anaheim

1200 N. Magnolia Ave.
Anaheim, CA 92801-0000
(714) 952-9066

The American Career College-Anaheim offers two surgical technologist programs. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in surgical technology by this school and one degree at the associate's level in surgical technology. This school is near the center of the city. It is one of 242 vocational schools in California.

24. Concorde Career College - San Diego

4393 Imperial Avenue- Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92113-1964
(619) 688-0800

Concorde Career College-San Diego offers one surgical technologist program and it is near the heart of downtown. 621 students pursue degrees in eight Concorde Career College-San Diego programs, overall.

25. Southwestern College

900 Otay Lakes Rd
Chula Vista, CA 91910-7299
(619) 482-6550

Southwestern College is located in the suburbs of Chula Vista, California. It offers two programs in surgical technology. Specifically, this public college offers one certificate in surgical technology to students and one associate's level surgical technology degree. It is one of 98 community colleges in California. This college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of California offering surgical technologist programs.

26. Las Positas College

3000 Campus Hill Drive
Livermore, CA 94551-7650
(925) 424-1000

Las Positas College offers two programs in surgical technology. Specifically, students are offered one surgical technologist certificate by it and one degree at the associate's level in surgical technology. This school is located in Livermore, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks fifth in the state of California.

27. MiraCosta College

One Barnard Drive
Oceanside, CA 92056-3899
(760) 757-2121

MiraCosta College is in the suburbs of Oceanside, California. It offers two surgical technologist programs. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in surgical technology by this college and one associate's level surgical technology degree. Overall, 14,529 students pursue degrees in 171 programs at this community college. It is the second oldest institution in the state of California offering surgical technologist programs.

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