Physician Assistant Schools
In Seattle, Washington

The city of Seattle has only one school where physician assistant faculty can find employment. The trends in Seattle's physician assistant academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes physician assistant training at the physician assistant bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Seattle Vs. Washington Physician Assistant Employment

Seattle 870
Washington 2,110

Exactly 870 of Washington State's 2,110 physician assistant professionals work in Seattle. There has been a 61% growth in the number of physician assistant professionals in Seattle between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Seattle has also increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Physician Assistant employment growth

1,470 1,700 1,820 1,990 2,110
540 680 710 840 870
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Physician Assistant VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$81,660 $85,450 $90,140 $100,060 $100,340
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physician Assistant in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

Salaries for physician assistant professionals in Seattle have increased. In 2010 physician assistant professionals in Seattle reportedly earned an average salary of $100,340 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for physician assistant professionals in Seattle was $81,660 per year. The growth in the salary of physician assistant professionals in Seattle is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physician assistant professionals in Seattle

10th percentile
$76,890
25th percentile
$86,270
50th percentile
$99,800
75th percentile
$115,390
90th percentile
$133,880

Physician assistant professionals in Seattle earn a median salary of $99,800 per year. The difference in pay between the physician assistant professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 74%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $76,890 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $133,880 per year.

Average Salaries for Physician assistant professionals and related professions in Seattle

Health Science
$78,141
Dental Hygienist
$91,650
Physician Assistant
$100,340

On average physician assistant professional salaries in Seattle are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Physician Assistant schools in Seattle

1

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

Physician Assistant Programs Offered In Seattle

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in physician assistant offered by Seattle's physician assistant school.

Student Completed Physician Assistant Degrees In Seattle

associate
0
bachelor
69
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total69

Approximately 69 students graduated from physician assistant courses in 2010.

Physician Assistant Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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