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Surgical Technologists

Assist in operations, under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses, or other surgical personnel. May help set up operating room, prepare and transport patients for surgery, adjust lights and equipment, pass instruments and other supplies to surgeons and surgeon's assistants, hold retractors, cut sutures, and help count sponges, needles, supplies, and instruments. 

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Growth Rate Click for more information on Growth rate 2.0%
Openings Per Year Click for more information on Employment outlook 59
Wages
Median Hourly Click for more information on Entry Level Wage $25.24 per hour
Average Click for more information on Average Wage $53,000 per year
Education Needed Click for more information on Education needed Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree. 
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