Physician Assistant Schools In Kentucky

There are 2 accredited physician assistant schools in Kentucky for faculty who teach physician assistant classes to choose from. The trends in Kentucky's physician assistant academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in physician assistant includes physician assistant training at the physician assistant masters degree level.


Schools

  1. University of the Cumberlands

    6191 College Station Drive, Williamsburg, Kentucky 40769

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Kentucky

    Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0032

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Physician Assistant Employment

Kentucky 740
National 81,420

Of all of the physician assistant professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Kentucky state.

Employment Growth for Physician assistant professionals In Kentucky

500 460 630 650 740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kentucky, physician assistant is a growing field. In Kentucky, 240 more physician assistant professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 48% growth in the field. This growth is faster 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 Kentucky

$69,580 $75,160 $80,510 $82,230 $88,530
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physician Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to physician assistant professionals are growing in Kentucky. The mean salary for physician assistant professionals in 2006 was $69,580 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $88,530 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physician assistant professionals in Kentucky

10th percentile
$59,910
25th percentile
$68,320
50th percentile
$82,370
75th percentile
$105,280
90th percentile
$130,600

This represents a growth in salaries of 21%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of physician assistant, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid physician assistant professionals earning 118% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Kentucky state.

Average Salaries for Physician assistant professionals and related professions in Kentucky

Dental Hygienist
$56,050
Health Science
$64,936
Physician Assistant
$88,530

In Kentucky, 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 Kentucky

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited physician assistant schools in Kentucky is increasing. In 2006 there were 49 physician assistant graduates from physician assistant courses in Kentucky and in 2010 there were 54 graduates.

Thus there was a 10% percent increase in the number of physician assistant school degree or certificate graduates in Kentucky. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a master's degree in physician assistant.

Physician Assistant Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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