Arizona contains thirteen schools that offer surgical technologist programs. East Valley Institute of Technology, the highest-ranking surgical technologist school in AZ, has a total student population of 270 and is the 1263rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 surgical technologist schools in Arizona, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Bryman School of Arizona comes out as the most expensive ($25,614/yr), with Pima Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,259/yr.
Surgical Technologist students from Arizona schools who go on to become surgical technologists, surgeons, surgical technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 91,250 people working as surgical technologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $40,710. Also, Surgeons make on average $219,770 per year and there are about 44,560 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arizona alone, there are 740 employed surgeons earning an average yearly salary of $197,670. Surgical technologists in this state earn $43,660/yr and there are 1,490 employed.
Also, within the surgical technologist schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from surgical technologist, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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