Physician Assistant Schools
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

There are 3 physician assistant schools in Philadelphia for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physician assistant and physician assistant education in Philadelphia, which includes physician assistant training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Physician Assistant Employment

Philadelphia 1,450
Pennsylvania 4,770

Exactly 1,450 of Pennsylvania's 4,770 physician assistant professionals work in Philadelphia. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of physician assistant professionals in Philadelphia has grown by 59%. As the number of physician assistant professionals in Philadelphia has increased, overall employment in Philadelphia has also increased.

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Physician Assistant employment growth

2,640 3,210 0 4,450 4,770
910 860 1,150 1,200 1,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Philadelphia

Physician Assistant VS. All professions salaries in Philadelphia

$61,100 $69,150 $70,130 $66,920 $63,320
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physician Assistant in Philadelphia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Philadelphia

Salaries for physician assistant professionals in Philadelphia have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $63,320 per year was earned by physician assistant professionals in Philadelphia. Physician assistant professionals in Philadelphia made a yearly average salary of $61,100, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of physician assistant professionals in Philadelphia is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physician assistant professionals in Philadelphia

10th percentile
$32,840
25th percentile
$42,800
50th percentile
$65,000
75th percentile
$82,670
90th percentile
$95,230

Physician assistant professionals in Philadelphia make a median yearly salary of $65,000. The 10% of physician assistant professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,840 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $95,230 per year.

Average Salaries for Physician assistant professionals and related professions in Philadelphia

Dental Hygienist
$61,300
Physician Assistant
$63,320
Health Science
$71,290

On average physician assistant professionals in Philadelphia earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Philadelphia.

Educational Trends

Physician Assistant schools in Philadelphia

3

Many of Philadelphia's physician assistant professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited physician assistant schools in the city.

Physician Assistant Programs Offered In Philadelphia

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total5

There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in physician assistant offered by Philadelphia's physician assistant schools.

Student Completed Physician Assistant Degrees In Philadelphia

associate
0
bachelor
22
master
173
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total195

Approximately 195 students graduated from physician assistant courses in 2010.

Physician Assistant Faculty Salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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