Physician Assistant Schools In Maine

There is only one accredited physician assistant school in Maine for faculty who teach physician assistant classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in physician assistant in the state of Maine, which encompasses physician assistant training at the physician assistant masters degree level.


Schools

  1. University of New England

    11 Hills Beach Rd, Biddeford, Maine 04005-9599

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Physician Assistant Employment

Maine 740
National 81,420

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

Employment Growth for Physician assistant professionals In Maine

600 550 730 700 740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Physician Assistant is a growing field in Maine. In Maine, 140 more physician assistant professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of physician assistant has grown by 23% in Maine. This growth is slower 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 Maine

$80,520 $82,960 $84,740 $85,950 $84,090
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physician Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by physician assistant professionals is increasing in Maine. Physician assistant professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $80,520 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $84,090 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Physician assistant professionals in Maine

10th percentile
$67,410
25th percentile
$75,280
50th percentile
$84,060
75th percentile
$95,110
90th percentile
$108,380

Thus, there was a 4% growth in physician assistant professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 61% 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 Maine.

Average Salaries for Physician assistant professionals and related professions in Maine

Dental Hygienist
$67,660
Health Science
$62,256
Physician Assistant
$84,090

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

As the number of physician assistant professionals is increasing in Maine state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited physician assistant school in Maine state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 47 physician assistant graduates from physician assistant courses in Maine and in 2010 there were 45 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of physician assistant school degree or certificate graduates in Maine by 4%. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a master's degree in physician assistant.

Physician Assistant Faculty Salaries in Maine

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