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SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST

There’s a place for you in today’s high-tech operating rooms. Train for your career as a Surgical Technologist.

 

CAREER TYPE KEY FACTS

Salary Range Potential: 
$75,000 – 120,000+ /YEAR

Education Required:
ASSOCIATE’S DEGREE AND CERTIFICATION

Skills Needed:
DEXTERITY, ANALYTICAL THINKING, MATHEMATICS, ATTENTION TO DETAIL, COMMUNICATION, PROBLEM SOLVING

Types of Employers:
HOSPITALS, SURGICAL CENTERS, PHYSICIAN OFFICES

Surgical Technologist

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Job Overview

SUMMARY:

You could earn up to $50,000+ as a Surgical Technologist. Learn more about this rewarding field and the training options available to you now.

JOB OVERVIEW:

Surgical Technologists are an important part the surgical team. In the operating room, Surgical Technologists assist surgeons with instruments and equipment, as well as maintaining a sterile field. They may also help surgeons with cutting sutures, retraction of tissues and operating surgical equipment. The job requires working with a high level of speed, accuracy, skill and concentration.

Surgical Technologists work in hospital, surgical centers and physician offices, which means there are job opportunities across the country. Employment is expected to increase in the future as baby boomers age and require more surgical procedures.

Employers require an associate degree and a certification. Several Mississippi community colleges offer Surgical Technology programs.

Salary Comparison

AVERAGE MISSISSIPPI WAGES

  • RESTAURANTS & BARS - $13,925

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  • ARTS, ENTERTAINMENT & RECREATION - $20,177

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  • RETAIL TRADE - $24,956

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  • REAL ESTATE RENTAL & LEASING - $34,172

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  • TOTAL PRIVATE SECTOR - $37,282

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