Nevada contains six schools that offer surgical technologist programs. Nevada Career Institute, the highest-ranking surgical technologist school in NV, has a total student population of 72 and is the 2230th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 surgical technologist schools in Nevada, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Anthem Institute-Las Vegas comes out as the most expensive ($24,876/yr), with Western Nevada College as the lowest recorded at only $7,866/yr.
Surgical Technologist students from Nevada 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 Nevada alone, there are 600 employed surgeons earning an average yearly salary of $226,890. Surgical technologists in this state earn $48,440/yr and there are 800 employed.
Also, within the surgical technologist schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from surgical technologist, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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