Physician Assistant Schools In Oregon

Oregon has 2 accredited physician assistant schools where physician assistant faculty who teach physician assistant classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physician assistant and physician assistant training in Oregon, which includes physician assistant training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Oregon Health & Science University

    3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, Oregon 97239-3098

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  2. Pacific University

    2043 College Way, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Physician Assistant Employment

Oregon 770
National 81,420

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

Employment Growth for Physician assistant professionals In Oregon

560 600 640 710 770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of physician assistant professionals is growing in Oregon. In 2010 there were 210 more physician assistant professionals working in Oregon than there were in 2006. Thus, in Oregon, this field has grown by 38% in four years. 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 Oregon

$76,700 $81,460 $87,720 $89,760 $93,580
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physician Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to physician assistant professionals are growing in Oregon. In 2006 physician assistant professionals made a mean salary of $76,700 per year, and in 2010 they made $93,580 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physician assistant professionals in Oregon

10th percentile
$66,470
25th percentile
$77,020
50th percentile
$90,730
75th percentile
$109,910
90th percentile
$130,700

This represents a 18% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Oregon state, within the field of physician assistant, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid physician assistant professionals earn 97% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Physician assistant professionals and related professions in Oregon

Dental Hygienist
$77,070
Health Science
$67,305
Physician Assistant
$93,580

In Oregon, 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 Oregon

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
2
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Certificate
0
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As the number of physician assistant professionals is increasing in Oregon state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited physician assistant schools in Oregon state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 74 physician assistant graduates from physician assistant courses in Oregon and in 2010 there were 82 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of physician assistant school degree or certificate graduates in Oregon by 11%. A majority of these graduates, or 67%, graduated with a master's degree in physician assistant.

Physician Assistant Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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