Physician Assistant Schools In Connecticut

Physician Assistant classes faculty can choose to work at one of 3 accredited physician assistant schools in Connecticut. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physician assistant and physician assistant training in Connecticut, which includes physician assistant training at the physician assistant masters degree level.


Schools

  1. University of Bridgeport

    126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-5620

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Quinnipiac University

    Mt Carmel Ave, Hamden, Connecticut 06518

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Yale University

    New Haven, Connecticut 06520

    3 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Physician Assistant Employment

Connecticut 1,610
National 81,420

Approximately 2% of the country's physician assistant professionals work in Connecticut state.

Employment Growth for Physician assistant professionals In Connecticut

1,250 1,220 1,290 1,530 1,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Connecticut, the field of physician assistant is growing. There were 360 more physician assistant professionals working in Connecticut in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of physician assistant professionals has grown by 29%. This is slower than the trend for physician assistant professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of physician assistant professionals has grown by 29% between 2006 and 2010.

Physician Assistant VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$80,770 $91,010 $94,360 $96,380 $97,420
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physician Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Connecticut, as the number of physician assistant professionals is growing, the salaries earned by physician assistant professionals are increasing. In 2006 physician assistant professionals made a mean salary of $80,770 per year, and in 2010 they made $97,420 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physician assistant professionals in Connecticut

10th percentile
$69,910
25th percentile
$83,640
50th percentile
$97,520
75th percentile
$111,310
90th percentile
$125,850

This represents a growth in salaries of 17%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of physician assistant, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid physician assistant professionals earning 80% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Connecticut state.

Average Salaries for Physician assistant professionals and related professions in Connecticut

Dental Hygienist
$82,390
Health Science
$78,038
Physician Assistant
$97,420

In Connecticut, physician assistant professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Physician Assistant programs available for each degree type for all schools in Connecticut

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited physician assistant schools in Connecticut is decreasing. In 2006 there were 78 physician assistant graduates from physician assistant courses in Connecticut and in 2010 there were 78 graduates.

This represents a 0% decrease in the number of physician assistant degree or certificate school graduates in Connecticut state. 100% of these graduates received a master's degree in physician assistant.

Physician Assistant Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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