Significant Information: Surgical Technologists
- Employment is expected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations through the year 2014.
- Job opportunities are expected to be good.
- Training programs last 9 to 24 months and lead to a certificate, diploma, or associate degree.
- Hospitals will continue to be the primary employer, although much faster employment growth is expected in offices of physicians and in outpatient care centers, including ambulatory surgical centers.