Career Information

What jobs can I get? How much can I get paid?

Degrees and certificates in the Surgical Technologist program may lead to the following jobs or careers:


Surgical Technologist

Entry Hourly Wage

​Please review current job openings and contact your advisor to review your options. ​All data gathered for Dallas/Fort Worth. Source: Dallas College​ Labor Market Intelligence

Surgical technologists serve as key members of the medical team assisting surgeons in the operating room. They must be able to think on their feet, keep cool under pressure and work well as team players.

Why is This a Good Career Bet? 

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, health-related occupations will add the most new jobs to the economy — nearly one-third of the total increase — through 2024. Fourteen of the top 20 fastest-growing jobs listed by CareerOneStop (sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor) are in health care occupations.

CareerOneStop projects a 30% increase in Texas for surgical technologists through 2024.