Physician Assistant Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

There is only one physician assistant school in Chicago 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 Chicago, which includes physician assistant training at the physician assistant associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois Physician Assistant Employment

Chicago 930
Illinois 1,980

Exactly 930 of Illinois' 1,980 physician assistant professionals work in Chicago. Between 2006 and 2010, in Chicago, there has been a 25% decline in the number of physician assistant professionals. As the number of physician assistant professionals in Chicago has decreased, overall employment in Chicago has increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Physician Assistant employment growth

2,480 2,470 2,600 2,240 1,980
1,240 1,330 1,300 1,110 930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Physician Assistant VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$65,100 $66,970 $70,870 $59,780 $65,470
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physician Assistant in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

As the number of physician assistant professionals in Chicago has shrunk, salaries for physician assistant professionals have increased. In 2010 Chicago physician assistant professionals earned an average yearly salary of $65,470. Four years earlier in 2006, physician assistant professionals in Chicago made an average salary of $65,100 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Chicago.

Salary percentiles for Physician assistant professionals in Chicago

10th percentile
$25,400
25th percentile
$30,170
50th percentile
$73,070
75th percentile
$88,380
90th percentile
$99,000

Physician assistant professionals in Chicago make a median yearly salary of $73,070. The difference in pay between the physician assistant professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 290%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,400 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $99,000 per year.

Average Salaries for Physician assistant professionals and related professions in Chicago

Dental Hygienist
$61,520
Physician Assistant
$65,470
Health Science
$67,979

On average physician assistant professionals in Chicago earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Chicago.

Educational Trends

Physician Assistant schools in Chicago

1

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

Physician Assistant Programs Offered In Chicago

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Physician Assistant Degrees In Chicago

associate
27
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total27

In 2010 approximately 27 students completed physician assistant courses.

Physician Assistant Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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