Physician Assistant Schools In Louisiana

There are 3 accredited physician assistant schools in Louisiana 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 Louisiana, which includes physician assistant training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans

    433 Bolivar St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112-2223

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  2. Our Lady of the Lake College

    7434 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808-4380

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  3. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport

    1501 Kings Hwy, Shreveport, Louisiana 71103

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Physician Assistant Employment

Louisiana 790
National 81,420

Of all of the physician assistant professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Louisiana.

Employment Growth for Physician assistant professionals In Louisiana

500 540 610 700 790
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of physician assistant professionals is growing in Louisiana. In Louisiana, 290 more physician assistant professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of physician assistant professionals has grown by 58%. 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 Louisiana

$49,960 $56,650 $69,630 $70,420 $70,970
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
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 Louisiana. Physician assistant professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $49,960 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $70,970 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Physician assistant professionals in Louisiana

10th percentile
$36,890
25th percentile
$57,590
50th percentile
$72,380
75th percentile
$86,460
90th percentile
$103,540

This represents a growth in salaries of 30%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 181% 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 Louisiana.

Average Salaries for Physician assistant professionals and related professions in Louisiana

Dental Hygienist
$58,470
Health Science
$64,078
Physician Assistant
$70,970

In Louisiana, 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 Louisiana

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited physician assistant schools in Louisiana is increasing. In Louisiana, there were 27 graduates in 2006. And there were 57 graduates from physician assistant courses in 2010.

This represents a 111% increase in the number of physician assistant degree or certificate school graduates in Louisiana state. 75% of these graduates received a master's degree in physician assistant.

Physician Assistant Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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The number of physician assistant faculty, growth in the field of physician assistant academia and physician assistant faculty salaries in Louisiana, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching physician assistant courses to students at the bachelors degree in physician assistant, and masters degree in physician assistant levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of physician assistant in Louisiana. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see the data we have collected thus far.

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