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Surgical Technologist Schools in Florida

There are 37 schools in the state of Florida offering surgical technologist programs. 921 students graduated from programs at Florida surgical technologist schools in 2010. 707 of all these students graduated with certificates and 214 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

860 students graduate from programs in this state in surgical technology, on average, every year. This accounts for 9% of students who schools in the United States graduate from surgical technologist programs. Specifically, 707 students graduated with certificates in surgical technology and 214 with a degree at the associate's level.

37 surgical technologist schools are located in this state. Of these, 16 schools are public, while 21 schools are private. Tuition at a private surgical technologist school varies from $11,000 to $23,950, while tuition at a public surgical technologist school varies from $2,256 to $4,794.

Average tuition for programs in surgical technology is $7,060. The highest tuition for surgical technologist programs, which is $23,950 each year, is at the Lincoln Technical Institute-Fern Park, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $2,256 every year, is at Brevard Community College.

Florida surgical technologist schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Surgical Technologist Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

860 students graduate from programs in this state in surgical technology, on average, every year. This accounts for 9% of students who schools in the United States graduate from surgical technologist programs. Specifically, 707 students graduated with certificates in surgical technology and 214 with a degree at the associate's level.

Surgical Technologist Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 683
  • Certificate 2007: 710
  • Certificate 2008: 597
  • Certificate 2009: 680
  • Certificate 2010: 707
  • Associate 2006: 148
  • Associate 2007: 168
  • Associate 2008: 203
  • Associate 2009: 185
  • Associate 2010: 214

Surgical Technologist Program Availability in Florida

Florida schools offer a total of 39 surgical technologist programs. Of these programs, close to 76.9% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Surgical Technologist Program Availability in Florida

  • Certificate: 30
  • Associate: 9

Career Trends

Surgical Technologists — Salary by Percentile

Surgical Technologists — Salary by Percentile

Surgical Technologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27370
  • 25th Percentile: 31840
  • Median: 36250
  • 75th Percentile: 41470
  • 90th Percentile: 46950

Career Trends

Surgical Technologists — Employment Trend

Surgical Technologists — Employment Trend

Surgical Technologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34190
  • Median Salary 2007: 35350
  • Median Salary 2008: 36190
  • Median Salary 2009: 36150
  • Median Salary 2010: 36250
  • Total Employed 2006: 5550
  • Total Employed 2007: 5390
  • Total Employed 2008: 5500
  • Total Employed 2009: 5980
  • Total Employed 2010: 6360

Florida vs National Surgical Technologist Employment

Florida vs National Surgical Technologist Employment

  • Employed in Florida: 6.894% (6360)

Surgical Technologist Schools in Florida

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1. The Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Center

750 NW 20 Street
Miami, FL 33127
(305) 324-6070x7009

The Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Center is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1937. This school, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Miami, FL. It offers 20 certificates to students. In 2010, 912 students pursued degrees from the 20 programs at this vocational school. It offers subjects including early childhood education and electrical technology. The Council on Occupational Education accredits this school. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

2. The D G Erwin Technical Center

2010 E Hillsborough Ave
Tampa, FL 33610-8255
(813) 231-1800

The D G Erwin Technical Center, which is near the center of the city, is located in Tampa, FL and this school offers one surgical technologist program. Overall, 936 students pursue degrees in 26 programs at this school.

3. The Manatee Technical Institute

5603 34th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34210-5603
(941) 751-7900x2244

The Manatee Technical Institute is located in the suburbs of Bradenton, Florida and it offers one surgical technologist program. 1,205 students pursue degrees in 45 Manatee Technical Institute programs, overall.

4. The Sanford-Brown Institute - Jacksonville

10255 Fortune Parkway- Suite501
Jacksonville, FL 32256
(904) 363-6221

The Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville offers one surgical technologist program. 1,002 students pursue degrees in eight Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville programs, overall.

5. The Pinellas Technical Education Center - St Petersburg

901 34th St S
St. Petersburg, FL 33711-2209
(727) 893-2500

The Pinellas Technical Education Center-St Petersburg offers one program in surgical technology and this school, which is 2.5 miles from the center of the city, is located in St. Petersburg, FL. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks tenth in the state of Florida.

6. The Central Florida Institute

30522 US Hwy 19 N Ste 300
Palm Harbor, FL 34684-0000
(727) 786-4707x250

The Central Florida Institute offers one surgical technologist program and it is located in the suburbs of Palm Harbor, Florida. Overall, 793 students seek degrees in seven programs at this school.

7. The Concorde Career Institute - Orlando

3444 McCrory Place
Orlando, FL 32803
(407) 812-3060

The Concorde Career Institute-Orlando is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Orlando, FL. This vocational school is one of several campuses. It offers students five certificates. In 2010, 178 students pursued degrees from the five programs at this school. This school offers subjects such as nursing assisting and surgical technology. The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges accredits it. This school is one of 145 vocational schools in Florida.

8. Lee County High Tech Center North

360 Santa Barbara Blvd North
Cape Coral, FL 33993-2479
(239) 574-4440

Lee County High Tech Center North offers one program in surgical technology and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Cape Coral, FL. This vocational school is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

9. The Lincoln Technical Institute - Fern Park

7275 Estapona Circle
Fern Park, FL 32730-2351
(407) 673-7406

The Lincoln Technical Institute-Fern Park offers one surgical technologist program and Lincoln Tech is in the suburbs of Fern Park, Florida. It is one of 18 technical colleges in Florida. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering surgical technologist programs.

10. The Medvance Institute - Fort Lauderdale

4850 W. Oakland Park Blvd.- Suite 200
Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33313
(954) 587-7100

The Medvance Institute-Fort Lauderdale is located in the suburbs of Lauderdale Lakes, Florida and it offers one surgical technologist program. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

11. The Concorde Career Institute - Tampa

4202 W Spruce
Tampa, FL 33607-4127
(813) 874-0094

The Concorde Career Institute-Tampa offers one program in surgical technology and it is near the center of the city. This school is one of 145 vocational schools in Florida.

12. The Lincoln Technical Institute - Seminole

8800 Park Blvd
Seminole, FL 33777
(727) 547-1822

The Lincoln Technical Institute-Seminole is in the suburbs of Seminole, Florida and it offers one surgical technologist program. It is one of 145 vocational schools in Florida.

13. The Concorde Career Institute - Miramar

10933 Marks Way
Miramar, FL 33025
(954) 731-8880

The Concorde Career Institute-Miramar offers one program in surgical technology and it is located in the suburbs of Miramar, Florida. 403 students seek degrees in nine Concorde Career Institute-Miramar programs, overall.

14. The Lorenzo Walker Institute of Technology

3702 Estey Ave
Naples, FL 34104-4405
(239) 377-0900

The Lorenzo Walker Institute of Technology is located in the suburbs of Naples, Florida and it offers one surgical technologist program. It is one of 18 technical colleges in Florida.

15. Anthem College - Orlando

3710 Maguire Blvd
Orlando, FL 32803
(407) 893-7400

Anthem College-Orlando is 2.9 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two programs in surgical technology. Specifically, this school offers one certificate in surgical technology to students and one associate's level degree in surgical technology.

16. Orlando Tech

301 W Amelia Street
Orlando, FL 32801-1197
(407) 246-7060

Orlando Tech offers one program in surgical technology and it is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida. This school is the second oldest institution in the state of Florida offering surgical technologist programs.

17. The Sarasota County Technical Institute

4748 Beneva Rd
Sarasota, FL 34233-1798
(941) 924-1365

The Sarasota County Technical Institute is located in the suburbs of Sarasota, Florida and this school offers one program in surgical technology. It is a public 2-year institution.

18. Virginia College - Pensacola

19 W Garden St
Pensacola, FL 32502-4650
(850) 436-8444x2302

Virginia College-Pensacola is 0.6 miles from the heart of downtown. This school offers two surgical technologist programs. More specifically, this school offers one surgical technologist certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level in surgical technology. 507 students pursue degrees in 19 programs at this school, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the second biggest institution in the state of Florida offering surgical technology.

19. The Medvance Institute - West Palm

1630 South Congress Avenue- Suite 300
Palm Springs, FL 33461-2171
(561) 304-3466

The Medvance Institute-West Palm is located in the suburbs of Palm Springs, Florida and this school offers one surgical technologist program. 847 students pursue degrees in eight Medvance Institute-West Palm programs, overall.

20. The Sanford-Brown Institute - Ft Lauderdale

1201 W. Cypress Creek Road
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
(954) 308-7400

The Sanford-Brown Institute-Ft Lauderdale, which is 5.7 miles from the center of the city, is located in Fort Lauderdale, FL and it offers one program in surgical technology. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

21. Everest Institute - Hialeah

530 W. 49th Street
Hialeah, FL 33012
(305) 558-9500

Everest Institute-Hialeah is located in the suburbs of Hialeah, Florida and it offers one program in surgical technology. 894 students pursue degrees in six Everest Institute-Hialeah programs, overall.

22. Fortis College

560 Wells Road
Orange Park, FL 32073
(904) 269-7086

Fortis College is in the suburbs of Orange Park, Florida and it offers one surgical technologist program. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Florida offering surgical technology.

23. The Suwannee-Hamilton Technical Center

415 SW Pinewood Dr
Live Oak, FL 32064
(386) 647-4200

Founded in 1966, the Suwannee-Hamilton Technical Center is a public institution. It is in Live Oak, Florida, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers students 13 certificates. 135 students sought degrees from the 13 programs at this public school in 2010. This vocational school offers subjects including medical assisting, cosmetology, and practical nursing. This school is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

24. Everest Institute - Kendall

9020 SW 137th Ave
Miami, FL 33186
(305) 386-9900

Everest Institute-Kendall is in the suburbs of Miami, Florida and this school offers one surgical technologist program. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

25. The Sheridan Technical Center

5400 Sheridan St
Hollywood, FL 33021
(754) 321-5400x2053

The Sheridan Technical Center is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1968. This school is located in the suburbs of Hollywood, Florida. Students are offered 46 certificates by it. In 2010, 1,370 students pursued degrees from the 46 programs at this school. It offers subjects such as administrative assistant and secretarial science, surgical technology, and cosmetology. The Council on Occupational Education accredits this vocational school. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

26. Virginia College - Jacksonville

5940 Beach Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32207
(904) 520-7400

Virginia College-Jacksonville is a for-profit 2-year institution, founded in 2009. This school, which is 4.2 miles from the center of the city, is located in Jacksonville, FL. It is one of several campuses. Students are offered six certificates and eight degrees at the associates level by it. 562 students sought degrees from the 11 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects such as healthcare administration and management. This school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

27. Southwest Florida College

1685 Medical Lane
Fort Myers, FL 33907-1108
(239) 939-4766

Southwest Florida College offers one surgical technologist program and SWFC, which is near the center of the city, is located in Fort Myers, FL. This small school is a for-profit 4-year institution. SWFC is the eighth largest institution in the state of Florida offering surgical technology in terms of programs.

28. The Concorde Career Institute - Jacksonville

7960 Arlington Expressway
Jacksonville, FL 32211-7480
(904) 725-0525

The Concorde Career Institute-Jacksonville is 5.0 miles from the center of the city and it offers one surgical technologist program. It is one of 145 vocational schools in Florida.

29. The Sanford-Brown Institute - Tampa

5701 E. Hillsborough Ave. Suite 1417
Tampa, FL 33610-5428
(813) 621-0072

The Sanford-Brown Institute-Tampa offers one program in surgical technology and it is in the suburbs of Tampa, Florida.

30. Herzing University - Winter Park

1595 S. Semoran Blvd- Ste 1501
Winter Park, FL 32792-5509
(407) 478-0500

Herzing University-Winter Park is in the suburbs of Winter Park, Florida and it offers one program in surgical technology. Overall, 428 students seek degrees in 17 Herzing programs. Herzing is the tenth largest institution in the state of Florida offering surgical technology.

31. Pensacola State College

1000 College Blvd
Pensacola, FL 32504-8998
(850) 484-1000

Pensacola State College offers one program in surgical technology and Pensacola State is near the heart of downtown. Pensacola State is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida. This school ranks seventh in terms of enrollment in the state of Florida.

32. Brevard Community College

1519 Clearlake Rd
Cocoa, FL 32922
(321) 632-1111

Brevard Community College offers one program in surgical technology and it is located in the suburbs of Cocoa, Florida. 18,096 students seek degrees in 76 Brevard Community College programs, overall. In terms of programs, this community college is the second biggest institution in the state of Florida offering surgical technology.

33. Santa Fe College

3000 NW 83rd Street
Gainesville, FL 32606
(352) 395-5000

Santa Fe College offers one surgical technologist program and it is located in the suburbs of Gainesville, Florida. 15,745 students seek degrees in 56 Santa Fe College programs, overall.

34. The College of Central Florida

3001 SW College Rd
Ocala, FL 34474
(352) 873-5800

The College of Central Florida offers one program in surgical technology and this school is in Ocala, Florida, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida. It ranks eighth in terms of enrollment in the state of Florida.

35. Indian River State College

3209 Virginia Ave
Fort Pierce, FL 34981-5596
(772) 462-4772

Indian River State College offers one program in surgical technology and it is in the suburbs of Fort Pierce, Florida. 17,511 students seek degrees in 103 Indian River State College programs, overall. IRSC is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in surgical technology.

36. Gulf Coast Community College

5230 West U.S. Highway 98
Panama City, FL 32401
(850) 769-1551

Gulf Coast Community College, which is near the center of the city, is in Panama City, FL and this college offers one surgical technologist program. It is one of 12 community colleges in Florida. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Florida offering surgical technologist programs.

37. Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale

1500 NW 49th St.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
(954) 776-4476

Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale, which is 4.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Fort Lauderdale, FL and it offers one program in surgical technology. This school is the largest institution in the state of Florida offering surgical technology.

38. Palm Beach State College

4200 Congress Ave
Lake Worth, FL 33461-4796
(561) 967-7222

Palm Beach State College is in the suburbs of Lake Worth, Florida and Palm Beach State offers one program in surgical technology. It is a public 4-year institution. Palm Beach State is the oldest institution in the state of Florida offering surgical technologist programs.

39. Florida State College at Jacksonville

501 W State St
Jacksonville, FL 32202
(904) 359-5433

Florida State College at Jacksonville offers one surgical technologist program and it is located in the center of Jacksonville. 28,642 students seek degrees in 128 Florida State College at Jacksonville programs, overall.

40. Everest University - Brandon

3924 Coconut Palm Dr
Tampa, FL 33619-1354
(813) 621-0041

Everest University-Brandon is in the suburbs of Tampa, Florida and it offers one surgical technologist program. Overall, 12,695 students seek degrees in 29 programs at this mid-sized school. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Florida offering surgical technology.

41. Daytona State College

1200 W. International Speedway Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
(386) 506-3000

Daytona State College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Daytona Beach, FL and Daytona State offers one program in surgical technology. This school is a public 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, Daytona State ranks third in the state of Florida.