Physician Assistant Schools
In Erie, Pennsylvania

In Erie, there is only one physician assistant school where physician assistant faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in physician assistant in the city of Erie, which encompasses physician assistant training at the physician assistant masters degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Erie Vs. Pennsylvania Physician Assistant Employment

Erie 170
Pennsylvania 4,770

Of the 4,770 physician assistant professionals employed in Pennsylvania, 170 work in Erie. Between 2006 and 2010, in Erie, there has been a 240% growth in the number of physician assistant professionals. Overall employment in Erie has also increased.

Erie Vs. Pennsylvania Physician Assistant employment growth

2,640 3,210 0 4,450 4,770
50 80 70 110 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Erie

Physician Assistant VS. All professions salaries in Erie

$64,940 $70,910 $74,230 $70,340 $62,820
$33,270 $34,330 $35,000 $36,220 $36,800
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physician Assistant in Erie
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Erie

As the number of physician assistant professionals in Erie has grown, salaries for physician assistant professionals have decreased. In 2010 Erie physician assistant professionals earned an average yearly salary of $62,820. The average salary for physician assistant professionals in Erie was $64,940 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Erie.

Salary percentiles for Physician assistant professionals in Erie

10th percentile
$41,590
25th percentile
$46,820
50th percentile
$62,410
75th percentile
$73,360
90th percentile
$89,460

Physician assistant professionals in Erie earn a median salary of $62,410 per year. The difference in pay between the physician assistant professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 115%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $41,590 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $89,460 per year.

Average Salaries for Physician assistant professionals and related professions in Erie

Dental Hygienist
$52,080
Health Science
$56,382
Physician Assistant
$62,820

Erie physician assistant professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Physician Assistant schools in Erie

1

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

Physician Assistant Programs Offered In Erie

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in physician assistant offered by Erie's physician assistant school.

Student Completed Physician Assistant Degrees In Erie

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
42
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total42

Approximately 42 students graduated from physician assistant courses in 2010.

Physician Assistant Faculty Salaries in Erie, Pennsylvania

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