Physician Assistant Schools
In Washington DC

In Washington, there are 2 physician assistant schools where physician assistant faculty can find employment. The trends in Washington's physician assistant academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes physician assistant training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Physician Assistant Employment

Washington DC 1,520
Washington DC 550

Exactly 1,520 of the 550 physician assistant professionals employed in Washington DC, work in Washington. There has been a 16% growth in the number of physician assistant professionals in Washington between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for physician assistant professionals in Washington has increased, overall employment in Washington has also increased.

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Physician Assistant employment growth

500 460 560 560 550
1,310 910 1,110 1,290 1,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: Washington DC

Physician Assistant VS. All professions salaries in Washington DC

$74,490 $72,580 $78,700 $85,310 $81,200
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physician Assistant in Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Washington DC

Salaries for physician assistant professionals in Washington have increased. In 2010 Washington physician assistant professionals earned an average yearly salary of $81,200. Physician assistant professionals in Washington made a yearly average salary of $74,490, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of physician assistant professionals in Washington is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physician assistant professionals in Washington DC

10th percentile
$42,640
25th percentile
$56,860
50th percentile
$84,450
75th percentile
$102,550
90th percentile
$119,050

Physician assistant professionals in Washington make a median yearly salary of $84,450. The 10% of physician assistant professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $42,640 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $119,050 per year.

Average Salaries for Physician assistant professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Health Science
$81,012
Physician Assistant
$81,200
Dental Hygienist
$90,900

Physician assistant professional salaries in Washington are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Physician Assistant schools in Washington DC

2

Many of Washington's physician assistant professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited physician assistant schools in the city.

Physician Assistant Programs Offered In Washington DC

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

Washington's physician assistant schools offer 3 physician assistant degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Physician Assistant Degrees In Washington DC

associate
0
bachelor
27
master
59
doctor
0
Certificate
59
Total145

In 2010 approximately 145 students graduated from physician assistant courses.

Physician Assistant Faculty Salaries in Washington DC, Washington DC

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