Physician Assistant Schools In Washington DC

There are 2 accredited physician assistant schools in Washington DC for faculty who teach physician assistant classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physician assistant and physician assistant training in Washington DC, which includes physician assistant training at the following levels:

  • Physician Assistant Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Physician Assistant
  • Masters degree in Physician Assistant


Schools

  1. George Washington University

    2121 I Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20052

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Howard University

    2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20059-0001

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Physician Assistant Employment

Washington DC 550
National 81,420

Approximately 1% of the country's physician assistant professionals work in Washington DC state.

Employment Growth for Physician assistant professionals In Washington DC

500 460 560 560 550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington DC, physician assistant is a growing field. In Washington DC, 50 more physician assistant professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of physician assistant has grown by 10% in Washington DC. This growth is slower than the change in the number of physician assistant professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of physician assistant professionals has grown by 29% from 2006 to 2010.

Physician Assistant VS. All Professions salaries in Washington DC

$65,850 $76,880 $86,890 $95,610 $97,550
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physician Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of physician assistant professionals is growing, the salaries paid to physician assistant professionals are increasing in Washington DC. Physician assistant professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $65,850 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $97,550 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Physician assistant professionals in Washington DC

10th percentile
$68,720
25th percentile
$88,990
50th percentile
$101,360
75th percentile
$115,100
90th percentile
$129,400

Thus, there was a 32% growth in physician assistant professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 88% pay differential between the highest paid physician assistant professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of physician assistant in Washington DC.

Average Salaries for Physician assistant professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Dental Hygienist
$86,320
Health Science
$76,889
Physician Assistant
$97,550

In Washington DC, physician assistant professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Physician Assistant programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington DC

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited physician assistant schools in Washington DC is increasing. In 2006, 142 students graduated from physician assistant courses in Washington DC. And in 2010, 145 students graduated.

Thus there was a 2% percent increase in the number of physician assistant school degree or certificate graduates in Washington DC. A majority of these graduates, or 33%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in physician assistant.

Physician Assistant Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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