Physician Assistant Schools
In Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The city of Baton Rouge has only one school where physician assistant faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in physician assistant in the city of Baton Rouge, which encompasses physician assistant training at the physician assistant masters degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Baton Rouge Vs. Louisiana Physician Assistant Employment

Baton Rouge 140
Louisiana 790

Exactly 140 of the 790 physician assistant professionals employed in Louisiana, work in Baton Rouge. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of physician assistant professionals in Baton Rouge has grown by 100%. Overall employment in Baton Rouge has also increased.

Baton Rouge Vs. Louisiana Physician Assistant employment growth

500 540 610 700 790
70 110 140 140 140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Baton Rouge

Physician Assistant VS. All professions salaries in Baton Rouge

$42,530 $48,040 $74,840 $74,490 $74,880
$34,520 $35,250 $37,210 $38,170 $39,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physician Assistant in Baton Rouge
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Baton Rouge

As the number of physician assistant professionals in Baton Rouge has grown, salaries for physician assistant professionals have also increased. In 2010 physician assistant professionals in Baton Rouge reportedly earned an average salary of $74,880 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, physician assistant professionals in Baton Rouge made an average salary of $42,530 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Baton Rouge.

Salary percentiles for Physician assistant professionals in Baton Rouge

10th percentile
$44,210
25th percentile
$52,870
50th percentile
$70,290
75th percentile
$97,060
90th percentile
$120,390

Physician assistant professionals in Baton Rouge make a median yearly salary of $70,290. The difference in pay between the physician assistant professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 172%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $44,210 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $120,390 per year.

Average Salaries for Physician assistant professionals and related professions in Baton Rouge

Dental Hygienist
$54,210
Health Science
$60,853
Physician Assistant
$74,880

Physician assistant professional salaries in Baton Rouge are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Physician Assistant schools in Baton Rouge

1

There is only one accredited physician assistant school in the city. Many of Baton Rouge's physician assistant professionals are graduates of this school.

Physician Assistant Programs Offered In Baton Rouge

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Baton Rouge's physician assistant school offers one physician assistant degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Physician Assistant Degrees In Baton Rouge

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
28
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total28

In 2010 approximately 28 students completed physician assistant courses.

Physician Assistant Faculty Salaries in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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