Physician Assistant Schools
In Portland, Oregon

The city of Portland has only one school where physician assistant faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physician assistant and physician assistant education in Portland, which includes physician assistant training at the physician assistant masters degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Physician Assistant Employment

Portland 440
Oregon 770

Exactly 440 of Oregon's 770 physician assistant professionals work in Portland. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of physician assistant professionals in Portland has grown by 7%. Overall employment in Portland has also increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Physician Assistant employment growth

560 600 640 710 770
410 500 450 480 440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Physician Assistant VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$79,170 $90,170 $96,590 $98,250 $104,330
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physician Assistant in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

Salaries for physician assistant professionals in Portland have increased. In 2010 Portland physician assistant professionals earned an average yearly salary of $104,330. The average salary for physician assistant professionals in Portland was $79,170 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of physician assistant professionals in Portland is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physician assistant professionals in Portland

10th percentile
$69,750
25th percentile
$85,250
50th percentile
$102,020
75th percentile
$120,930
90th percentile
$151,140

Physician assistant professionals in Portland make a median yearly salary of $102,020. The 10% of physician assistant professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $69,750 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $151,140 per year.

Average Salaries for Physician assistant professionals and related professions in Portland

Health Science
$72,881
Dental Hygienist
$78,570
Physician Assistant
$104,330

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

Educational Trends

Physician Assistant schools in Portland

1

Many of Portland's physician assistant professionals are graduates of the only accredited physician assistant school in the city.

Physician Assistant Programs Offered In Portland

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Portland's physician assistant school offers one physician assistant degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Physician Assistant Degrees In Portland

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
36
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total36

Approximately 36 students graduated from physician assistant courses in 2010.

Physician Assistant Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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