Surgical Technologists

By: Stephanie Arango (Dream Job)

Work Tasks

  • A Surgical Technologist gets operating rooms ready for an operation. They also arrange the equipment that will be necessary for each room, and they help doctors and nurses during a surgery. A Surgical Technologist is like a doctors assistant.
Annual Wage: $187.200
Hourly: $24.59

A college certificate is needed to become a Doctor. Colleges that offer a Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services are:

  • Walden University
  • Brandman University
  • Herzing University

Outlook for 2020

The growth rate is 18.7%. There will be about 520 new surgical Technologists job offerings between 2012-2022