Physician Assistant Schools In Nebraska

Physician Assistant classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited physician assistant schools in Nebraska. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physician assistant and physician assistant training in Nebraska, which includes physician assistant training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. University of Nebraska Medical Center

    987815 Nebraska Medical Ctr, Omaha, Nebraska 68198-7815

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  2. Union College in Lincoln

    3800 S 48th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Nebraska Vs. National Physician Assistant Employment

Nebraska 830
National 81,420

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

Employment Growth for Physician assistant professionals In Nebraska

770 900 880 840 830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of physician assistant professionals is growing in Nebraska. There were 60 more physician assistant professionals working in Nebraska in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of physician assistant professionals has grown by 8%. This is slower than the trend for physician assistant professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of physician assistant professionals has grown by 29% between 2006 and 2010.

Physician Assistant VS. All Professions salaries in Nebraska

$77,610 $79,010 $80,880 $82,770 $84,630
$41,032 $42,024 $42,027 $44,097 $45,233
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 Nebraska. Physician assistant professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $77,610 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $84,630 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Physician assistant professionals in Nebraska

10th percentile
$64,460
25th percentile
$72,310
50th percentile
$82,560
75th percentile
$93,290
90th percentile
$109,340

Thus, there was a 8% growth in physician assistant professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 70% 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 Nebraska.

Average Salaries for Physician assistant professionals and related professions in Nebraska

Dental Hygienist
$64,440
Health Science
$56,432
Physician Assistant
$84,630

In Nebraska, 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 Nebraska

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited physician assistant schools in Nebraska is decreasing. In Nebraska, there were 613 graduates in 2006. And there were 62 graduates from physician assistant courses in 2010.

This represents a 90% decrease in the number of physician assistant degree or certificate school graduates in Nebraska state. A majority of these graduates, or 67%, graduated with a master's degree in physician assistant.

Physician Assistant Faculty Salaries in Nebraska

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