Physician Assistant Schools In Washington State

There is only one accredited physician assistant school in Washington State for faculty who teach physician assistant classes to choose from. The trends in Washington State's physician assistant academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in physician assistant includes physician assistant training at the physician assistant bachelors degree level.


Schools

  1. University of Washington-Seattle Campus

    1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, Washington 98195-4550

    42 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington State Vs. National Physician Assistant Employment

Washington State 2,110
National 81,420

Approximately 3% of the country's physician assistant professionals work in Washington State state.

Employment Growth for Physician assistant professionals In Washington State

1,470 1,700 1,820 1,990 2,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington State, the field of physician assistant is growing. There were 640 more physician assistant professionals working in Washington State in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Washington State, this field has grown by 44% 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 Washington State

$79,880 $86,210 $91,800 $98,880 $98,620
$48,545 $50,054 $51,159 $52,682 $54,489
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physician Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by physician assistant professionals is increasing in Washington State. Physician assistant professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $79,880 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $98,620 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Physician assistant professionals in Washington State

10th percentile
$73,370
25th percentile
$82,790
50th percentile
$94,180
75th percentile
$110,440
90th percentile
$133,070

Thus, physician assistant professionals' salaries grew by 19% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Washington State, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of physician assistant. The pay differential between the highest paid physician assistant professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 81%

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

Dental Hygienist
$87,810
Health Science
$75,206
Physician Assistant
$98,620

In Washington State, 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 Washington State

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bachelor
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master
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doctor
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Certificate
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Total1

The number of students graduating from the only accredited physician assistant school in Washington State is increasing. In Washington State, there were 54 graduates in 2006. And there were 69 graduates from physician assistant courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 28% percent increase in the number of physician assistant school degree or certificate graduates in Washington State. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in physician assistant.

Physician Assistant Faculty Salaries in Washington State

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