Physician Assistant Schools
In Durham, North Carolina

The city of Durham has only one school where physician assistant faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physician assistant and physician assistant education in Durham, which includes physician assistant training at the following levels:

  • Physician Assistant Certificate
  • Masters degree in Physician Assistant


Statistics

Professional Trends

Durham Vs. North Carolina Physician Assistant Employment

Durham 420
North Carolina 3,660

Exactly 420 of North Carolina's 3,660 physician assistant professionals work in Durham. Between 2006 and 2010, in Durham, there has been a 56% growth in the number of physician assistant professionals. As the employment for physician assistant professionals in Durham has increased, overall employment in Durham has also increased.

Durham Vs. North Carolina Physician Assistant employment growth

3,030 3,010 3,060 3,540 3,660
270 270 290 440 420
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Durham

Physician Assistant VS. All professions salaries in Durham

$73,880 $76,480 $77,560 $75,130 $77,190
$45,170 $46,540 $48,830 $50,480 $53,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physician Assistant in Durham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Durham

Salaries for physician assistant professionals in Durham have increased. In 2010 Durham physician assistant professionals earned an average yearly salary of $77,190. Physician assistant professionals in Durham made a yearly average salary of $73,880, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of physician assistant professionals in Durham is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physician assistant professionals in Durham

10th percentile
$62,040
25th percentile
$67,960
50th percentile
$77,400
75th percentile
$87,560
90th percentile
$94,060

Durham physician assistant professionals earn a median yearly salary of $77,400. The 10% of physician assistant professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $62,040 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 52% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Physician assistant professionals and related professions in Durham

Dental Hygienist
$63,050
Health Science
$70,817
Physician Assistant
$77,190

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

Educational Trends

Physician Assistant schools in Durham

1

Many of Durham's physician assistant professionals are graduates of the only accredited physician assistant school in the city.

Physician Assistant Programs Offered In Durham

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

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

Student Completed Physician Assistant Degrees In Durham

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
65
Total66

In 2010 approximately 66 students graduated from physician assistant courses.

Physician Assistant Faculty Salaries in Durham, North Carolina

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