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Physician Assistant Schools
In Detroit, Michigan

In Detroit, there are 2 physician assistant schools where physician assistant faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physician assistant and physician assistant education in Detroit, which includes physician assistant training at the physician assistant masters degree level.


Professional Trends

Detroit Vs. Michigan Physician Assistant Employment

Detroit 550
Michigan 3,530

Exactly 550 of Michigan's 3,530 physician assistant professionals work in Detroit. There has been a 67% growth in the number of physician assistant professionals in Detroit between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of physician assistant professionals in Detroit has increased, overall employment in Detroit has also increased.

Detroit Vs. Michigan Physician Assistant employment growth

2,080 2,350 3,010 3,150 3,530
330 370 470 520 550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Detroit

Physician Assistant VS. All professions salaries in Detroit

$79,650 $81,260 $84,970 $88,340 $90,920
$46,670 $47,590 $46,920 $46,900 $47,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physician Assistant in Detroit
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Detroit

In Detroit, salaries for physician assistant professionals have increased. In 2010 Detroit physician assistant professionals earned an average yearly salary of $90,920. Four years earlier in 2006, physician assistant professionals in Detroit made an average salary of $79,650 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Detroit.

Salary percentiles for Physician assistant professionals in Detroit

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Physician assistant professionals make a median salary of $90,090 per year in Detroit. The difference in pay between the physician assistant professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 55%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $72,360 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $112,260 per year.

Average Salaries for Physician assistant professionals and related professions in Detroit

Dental Hygienist
Health Science
Physician Assistant

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

Educational Trends

Physician Assistant schools in Detroit


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

Physician Assistant Programs Offered In Detroit


Detroit's physician assistant schools offer 2 physician assistant degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Physician Assistant Degrees In Detroit


In 2010 approximately 80 students graduated from physician assistant courses.

Physician Assistant Faculty Salaries in Detroit, Michigan

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