Physician Assistant Schools In Missouri

Physician Assistant classes faculty can choose to work at one of 3 accredited physician assistant schools in Missouri. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physician assistant and physician assistant training in Missouri, which includes physician assistant training at the physician assistant masters degree level.


Schools

  1. A T Still University of Health Sciences

    800 W Jefferson, Kirksville, Missouri 63501

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Saint Louis University-Main Campus

    One Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63103-2097

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Missouri State University

    901 S National, Springfield, Missouri 65897

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

Statistics

Professional Trends

Missouri Vs. National Physician Assistant Employment

Missouri 720
National 81,420

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

Employment Growth for Physician assistant professionals In Missouri

750 720 680 750 720
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Missouri, the field of physician assistant is shrinking. In 2010 there were 30 less physician assistant professionals working in Missouri than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of physician assistant professionals has shrunk by 4%. This decline 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 Missouri

$62,360 $61,240 $65,590 $68,390 $72,860
$43,489 $45,096 $45,354 $45,661 $46,263
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physician Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to physician assistant professionals are growing in Missouri. In 2006 physician assistant professionals made a mean salary of $62,360 per year, and in 2010 they made $72,860 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physician assistant professionals in Missouri

10th percentile
$30,770
25th percentile
$60,440
50th percentile
$77,080
75th percentile
$89,460
90th percentile
$104,530

Thus, physician assistant professionals' salaries grew by 14% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Missouri state, within the field of physician assistant, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid physician assistant professionals earn 240% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Physician assistant professionals and related professions in Missouri

Dental Hygienist
$65,400
Health Science
$58,198
Physician Assistant
$72,860

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited physician assistant schools in Missouri is increasing. In Missouri, there were 134 graduates in 2006. And there were 179 graduates from physician assistant courses in 2010.

This represents a 34% increase in the number of physician assistant degree or certificate school graduates in Missouri state. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a master's degree in physician assistant.

Physician Assistant Faculty Salaries in Missouri

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