Physician Assistant Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

There are 2 physician assistant schools in Boston for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physician assistant and physician assistant education in Boston, which includes physician assistant training at the physician assistant masters degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Physician Assistant Employment

Boston 1,420
Massachusetts 2,720

Exactly 1,420 of the 2,720 physician assistant professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Boston. Between 2006 and 2010, in Boston, there has been a 42% growth in the number of physician assistant professionals. As the employment for physician assistant professionals in Boston has increased, overall employment in Boston has also increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Physician Assistant employment growth

2,060 2,460 2,520 2,790 2,720
1,000 1,220 1,480 1,590 1,420
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Physician Assistant VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$80,720 $84,520 $81,270 $85,860 $86,290
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physician Assistant in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

As the number of physician assistant professionals in Boston has grown, salaries for physician assistant professionals have also increased. Boston physician assistant professionals made $86,290 per year, on average, in 2010. Physician assistant professionals in Boston made a yearly average salary of $80,720, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Boston.

Salary percentiles for Physician assistant professionals in Boston

10th percentile
$39,380
25th percentile
$70,140
50th percentile
$90,280
75th percentile
$106,780
90th percentile
$118,640

Physician assistant professionals make a median salary of $90,280 per year in Boston. The 10% of physician assistant professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,380 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 201% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Physician assistant professionals and related professions in Boston

Dental Hygienist
$76,980
Health Science
$80,466
Physician Assistant
$86,290

On average physician assistant professional salaries in Boston are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Physician Assistant schools in Boston

2

Many of Boston's physician assistant professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited physician assistant schools in the city.

Physician Assistant Programs Offered In Boston

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in physician assistant offered by Boston's physician assistant schools.

Student Completed Physician Assistant Degrees In Boston

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
138
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total138

In 2010 approximately 138 students graduated from physician assistant courses.

Physician Assistant Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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