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Surgical Technologist Schools in Illinois

There are 17 Illinois schools offering surgical technologist programs. In 2010, 215 students graduated with degrees from Illinois surgical technologist schools. 154 of all these students graduated with certificates and 61 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 216 students graduate from programs in this state in surgical technology per year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from surgical technologist programs. Of those, 154 students graduated with surgical technologist certificates and 61 with a degree at the associate's level.

17 surgical technologist schools are in this state. Of these, two schools are private, while 15 schools are public. Tuition at a public surgical technologist school varies from $2,194 to $4,128.

Average tuition for programs in surgical technology is $2,856. The lowest tuition in this state is at Waubonsee Community College, while the highest tuition for surgical technologist programs, which is $4,128 each year, is at the College of DuPage.

Illinois schools offer certificates and associates degrees for surgical technologist students.

Surgical Technologist Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

On average, 216 students graduate from programs in this state in surgical technology per year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from surgical technologist programs. Of those, 154 students graduated with surgical technologist certificates and 61 with a degree at the associate's level.

Surgical Technologist Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 143
  • Certificate 2007: 203
  • Certificate 2008: 146
  • Certificate 2009: 140
  • Certificate 2010: 154
  • Associate 2006: 51
  • Associate 2007: 59
  • Associate 2008: 71
  • Associate 2009: 67
  • Associate 2010: 61

Surgical Technologist Program Availability in Illinois

Schools in this state offer a total of 23 programs in surgical technology. Of these programs, around 65% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Surgical Technologist Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 15
  • Associate: 8

Career Trends

Surgical Technologists — Salary by Percentile

Surgical Technologists — Salary by Percentile

Surgical Technologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29940
  • 25th Percentile: 34580
  • Median: 40910
  • 75th Percentile: 47330
  • 90th Percentile: 56230

Career Trends

Surgical Technologists — Employment Trend

Surgical Technologists — Employment Trend

Surgical Technologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38710
  • Median Salary 2007: 42380
  • Median Salary 2008: 43090
  • Median Salary 2009: 42210
  • Median Salary 2010: 40910
  • Total Employed 2006: 3780
  • Total Employed 2007: 3570
  • Total Employed 2008: 3280
  • Total Employed 2009: 2780
  • Total Employed 2010: 2290

Illinois vs National Surgical Technologist Employment

Illinois vs National Surgical Technologist Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 2.482% (2290)

Surgical Technologist Schools in Illinois

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1. John Wood Community College

1301 S 48th Street
Quincy, IL 62305-8736
(217) 224-6500

John Wood Community College is located in Quincy, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in surgical technology. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

2. City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College

1900 W Van Buren
Chicago, IL 60612-3197
(312) 850-7000

City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College offers two programs in surgical technology. Out of those, this college offers students one surgical technologist certificate and one degree at the associate's level in surgical technology. It is near the center of the city. Overall, 8,366 students seek degrees in 25 City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College programs.

3. Shawnee Community College

8364 Shawnee College Rd
Ullin, IL 62992
(618) 634-3200

Shawnee Community College offers one program in surgical technology and this college, which is several miles from Ullin, is located in a rural area. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

4. The Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences

2122 - 25th Avenue
Rock Island, IL 61201-5317
(309) 779-7700

The Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences, which is 1.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Rock Island, IL. It offers two programs in surgical technology. More specifically, it offers one surgical technologist certificate to students and one surgical technologist degree at the associate's level. It is one of 11 nursing schools in Illinois.

5. Prairie State College

202 South Halsted Street
Chicago Heights, IL 60411-8226
(708) 709-3500

Prairie State College is located in the suburbs of Chicago Heights, Illinois and this college offers one program in surgical technology. 5,791 students seek degrees in 47 programs at this college, overall. This community college ranks tenth in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.

6. The College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
(630) 942-2800

The College of DuPage is located in the suburbs of Glen Ellyn, Illinois. It offers two programs in surgical technology. Specifically, it offers one surgical technologist certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level in surgical technology. This college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of Illinois.

7. Elgin Community College

1700 Spartan Drive
Elgin, IL 60123-7193
(847) 697-1000

Elgin Community College is 2.5 miles from the center of the city and it offers one program in surgical technology. This community college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this community college ranks fifth in the state of Illinois.

8. John A Logan College

700 Logan College Road
Carterville, IL 62918-2500
(618) 985-3741

John A Logan College offers one program in surgical technology and it is in town of Carterville, Illinois. It is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois. In terms of programs, it is the sixth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering surgical technology.

9. Triton College

2000 5th Ave
River Grove, IL 60171-1995
(708) 456-0300x3130

Triton College is located in the suburbs of River Grove, Illinois and this college offers one surgical technologist program. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the third biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering surgical technology.

10. Richland Community College

One College Pk
Decatur, IL 62521-8512
(217) 875-7200

Richland Community College offers two programs in surgical technology. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in surgical technology by this college and one associate's level surgical technology degree. It is in Decatur, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college is a public 2-year institution.

11. Parkland College

2400 W Bradley Ave
Champaign, IL 61821-1899
(217) 351-2200

Parkland College, which is 2.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Champaign, IL and it offers one surgical technologist program. 9,715 students pursue degrees in 71 Parkland College programs, overall. This community college is the second oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in surgical technology.

12. Illinois Central College

One College Drive
East Peoria, IL 61635-0001
(309) 694-5422

Illinois Central College offers two surgical technologist programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in surgical technology by this college and one associate's level degree in surgical technology. This college, which is near East Peoria, is located in a rural area. 13,078 students seek degrees in 99 programs at this community college, overall. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering surgical technology in terms of programs.

13. The College of Lake County

19351 W Washington St.
Grayslake, IL 60030-1198
(847) 543-2000

The College of Lake County is in the suburbs of Grayslake, Illinois. This college offers two programs in surgical technology. Of those, it offers students one certificate in surgical technology and one associate's level degree in surgical technology. This college is a public 2-year institution.

14. Robert Morris University Illinois

401 S State Street
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 935-6800

Robert Morris University Illinois is in the center of Chicago and it offers one program in surgical technology. It is the oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering surgical technologist programs.

15. Rend Lake College

468 N Ken Gray Pky
Ina, IL 62846
(618) 437-5321

Rend Lake College, which is very close to Ina, Illinois, is in a rural area and it offers one program in surgical technology. 5,379 students seek degrees in 57 programs at this college, overall. In terms of programs, it is the ninth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering surgical technology.

16. Rock Valley College

3301 N Mulford Rd
Rockford, IL 61114-5699
(815) 921-7821

Rock Valley College, which is 5.5 miles from the center of the city, is in Rockford, IL and it offers one program in surgical technology. 8,849 students pursue degrees in 55 programs at this college, overall.

17. Waubonsee Community College

Rte 47 at Waubonsee Drive
Sugar Grove, IL 60554-0901
(630) 466-7900x5756

Waubonsee Community College is located in Sugar Grove, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in surgical technology. This community college is a public 2-year institution.