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Physician Assistant Schools In Michigan

In Michigan, there are 5 accredited schools where physician assistant classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in physician assistant in the state of Michigan, which encompasses physician assistant training at the physician assistant masters degree level.


  1. Central Michigan University

    Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48859

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Detroit Mercy

    4001 W McNichols Rd, Detroit, Michigan 48221-3038

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Grand Valley State University

    1 Campus Dr, Allendale, Michigan 49401-9403

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Wayne State University

    656 West Kirby Street, Detroit, Michigan 48202

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Western Michigan University

    1903 West Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5167

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Michigan Vs. National Physician Assistant Employment

Michigan 3,530
National 81,420

Approximately 4% of the country's physician assistant professionals work in Michigan state.

Employment Growth for Physician assistant professionals In Michigan

2,080 2,350 3,010 3,150 3,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Michigan, the field of physician assistant is growing. 1,450 more physician assistant professionals were working in Michigan in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Michigan, this field has grown by 70% in four years. This is faster than the trend for physician assistant professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of physician assistant professionals has grown by 29% between 2006 and 2010.

Physician Assistant VS. All Professions salaries in Michigan

$74,930 $79,240 $84,840 $86,960 $87,740
$45,563 $47,071 $48,208 $48,728 $49,286
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physician Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to physician assistant professionals are growing in Michigan. The mean salary for physician assistant professionals in 2006 was $74,930 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $87,740 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physician assistant professionals in Michigan

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This represents a growth in salaries of 15%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Michigan state, within the field of physician assistant, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid physician assistant professionals earn 81% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Physician assistant professionals and related professions in Michigan

Dental Hygienist
Health Science
Physician Assistant

In Michigan, 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 Michigan


The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited physician assistant schools in Michigan is increasing. In Michigan, there were 182 graduates in 2006. And there were 185 graduates from physician assistant courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of physician assistant school degree or certificate graduates in Michigan by 2%. 100% of these graduates received a master's degree in physician assistant.

Physician Assistant Faculty Salaries in Michigan

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