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Physician Assistant Schools In Arkansas

Physician Assistant classes faculty can choose to work at the only accredited physician assistant school in Arkansas. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physician assistant and physician assistant training in Arkansas, which includes physician assistant training at the physician assistant masters degree level.


  1. Harding University

    915 E. Market Ave., Searcy, Arkansas 72143

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Physician Assistant Employment

Arkansas 120
National 81,420

Of all of the physician assistant professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Arkansas state.

Employment Growth for Physician assistant professionals In Arkansas

0 130 110 140 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of physician assistant professionals is growing in Arkansas. In 2010 there were 120 more physician assistant professionals working in Arkansas than there were in 2006. Thus, in Arkansas, this field has grown by 100% 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 Arkansas

$65,150 $66,490 $68,990 $64,120 $71,500
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physician Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to physician assistant professionals are growing in Arkansas. Physician assistant professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $65,150 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $71,500 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Physician assistant professionals in Arkansas

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Thus, physician assistant professionals' salaries grew by 9% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 275% pay differential between the highest paid physician assistant professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of physician assistant in Arkansas.

Average Salaries for Physician assistant professionals and related professions in Arkansas

Dental Hygienist
Health Science
Physician Assistant

Physician assistant professionals in Arkansas earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Physician Assistant programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arkansas


A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a master's degree in physician assistant.

Physician Assistant Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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