Physician Assistant Schools
In Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

In Wilkes-Barre, there is only one physician assistant school where physician assistant faculty can find employment. The trends in Wilkes-Barre'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 masters degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Wilkes-Barre Vs. Pennsylvania Physician Assistant Employment

Wilkes-Barre 200
Pennsylvania 4,770

Exactly 200 of the 4,770 physician assistant professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Wilkes-Barre. Overall employment in Wilkes-Barre has also increased.

Wilkes-Barre Vs. Pennsylvania Physician Assistant employment growth

2,640 3,210 0 4,450 4,770
No data No data 240 280 200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Wilkes-Barre

Physician Assistant VS. All professions salaries in Wilkes-Barre

$54,570 $58,220 $64,200 $68,200 $70,930
$32,690 $34,240 $35,390 $36,210 $36,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physician Assistant in Wilkes-Barre
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Wilkes-Barre

Salaries for physician assistant professionals in Wilkes-Barre have increased. In 2010 physician assistant professionals in Wilkes-Barre reportedly earned an average salary of $70,930 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, physician assistant professionals in Wilkes-Barre made an average salary of $54,570 per year. The growth in the salary of physician assistant professionals in Wilkes-Barre is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physician assistant professionals in Wilkes-Barre

10th percentile
$37,670
25th percentile
$52,680
50th percentile
$69,750
75th percentile
$89,450
90th percentile
$105,910

Physician assistant professionals in Wilkes-Barre earn a median salary of $69,750 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 181%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $37,670 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $105,910 per year.

Average Salaries for Physician assistant professionals and related professions in Wilkes-Barre

Dental Hygienist
$54,510
Health Science
$61,338
Physician Assistant
$70,930

Wilkes-Barre physician assistant professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Physician Assistant schools in Wilkes-Barre

1

There is only one accredited physician assistant school in the city. Many of Wilkes-Barre's physician assistant professionals are graduates of this school.

Physician Assistant Programs Offered In Wilkes-Barre

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Physician Assistant Degrees In Wilkes-Barre

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
43
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total43

Approximately 43 students graduated from physician assistant courses in 2010.

Physician Assistant Faculty Salaries in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

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