Physician Assistant Schools In Idaho

Physician Assistant classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited physician assistant schools in Idaho. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the physician assistant academic community in Idaho, and the future trends in physician assistant training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Physician Assistant
  • Masters degree in Physician Assistant


  1. Idaho State University

    921 S 8th Ave, Pocatello, Idaho 83209

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. College of Southern Idaho

    315 Falls Ave., Twin Falls, Idaho 83301

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Idaho Vs. National Physician Assistant Employment

Idaho 680
National 81,420

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

Employment Growth for Physician assistant professionals In Idaho

460 460 470 560 680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Idaho, physician assistant is a growing field. In 2010 there were 220 more physician assistant professionals working in Idaho than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of physician assistant professionals has grown by 48%. This growth is faster than the national trend for physician assistant professionals which shows a 29% increase in the number of physician assistant professionals working around the nation.

Physician Assistant VS. All Professions salaries in Idaho

$70,870 $62,700 $71,590 $81,310 $89,720
$39,304 $39,293 $42,361 $42,993 $44,477
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physician Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to physician assistant professionals are growing in Idaho. The mean salary for physician assistant professionals in 2006 was $70,870 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $89,720 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physician assistant professionals in Idaho

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This represents a 21% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Idaho, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of physician assistant. The pay differential between the highest paid physician assistant professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 166%

Average Salaries for Physician assistant professionals and related professions in Idaho

Dental Hygienist
Health Science
Physician Assistant

Physician assistant professionals in Idaho earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of physician assistant professionals is increasing in Idaho state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited physician assistant schools in Idaho state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 29 physician assistant graduates from physician assistant courses in Idaho and in 2010 there were 48 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of physician assistant school degree or certificate graduates in Idaho by 66%. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned an associate's degree in physician assistant.

Physician Assistant Faculty Salaries in Idaho

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