Surgical Technician

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What is a Surgical Technician?

Surgical Technicians assist surgeons during an operation by preparing the patient for surgery and by preparing any necessary equipment.

Education Requirements & Salary

Education requirements :

  • Must have a 2 year associates degree or a diploma
  • Courses include : Medical Terminology, Anatomy, and Physiology
Salary :
  • $17.92 per hour
  • Hourly Rate : $13.53 - $24.75
  • The median annual wage : $41,790

College & OutLook :

Outlook :
  • Surgical Technician outlook: Increase 30% for the years 2012 to 2022
College :
  • Swedish Institute college of health sciences : In New York
  • Concorde career college - In Dallas, TX
  • New England institute of technology : In Rhode Island