There are currently an estimated 107,700 surgical technologists in the United States. The surgical technologist job market is expected to grow by 11.7% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are surgical technologists?
CareerExplorer rates surgical technologists with a C employability rating, meaning this career should provide moderate employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 17,000 surgical technologists. That number is based on 12,600 additional surgical technologists, and the retirement of 4,400 existing surgical technologists.
What’s the supply of surgical technologists?
The surgical technologist industry is concentrated in California, Texas, Florida
Surgical Technologist job market by state
|State Name||Employed Surgical Technologists|
|District of Columbia||270|