Career Outlook for Surgical Assistants

Also known as:
Certified Surgical Technologist, Operating Room Technician, OR Tech, Surgical First Assistant, Surgical Scrub Technologist, Surgical Technologist

The overall job outlook for Surgical Assistant careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 12.13 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 2.02 percent per year. Demand for Surgical Assistants is expected to go up, with an expected 22,440 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 3.04 percent over the next few years. Join our talent pool and get scouted today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Surgical Assistants in the following states

California 9,110
Texas 8,650
Florida 6,360
New York 4,800
Tennessee 3,680
Ohio 3,470
Pennsylvania 3,260
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Surgical Assistants

Wyoming
120
Alaska
140
Vermont
140
North Dakota
240
Rhode Island
270
Hawaii
280
Montana
300