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Physician Assistant Schools In Nevada

Physician Assistant classes faculty can choose to work at the only accredited physician assistant school in Nevada. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the physician assistant academic community in Nevada, and the future trends in physician assistant training at the physician assistant masters degree level.


  1. Touro University Nevada

    874 American Pacific Drive, Henderson, Nevada 89014

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nevada Vs. National Physician Assistant Employment

Nevada 440
National 81,420

Of all of the physician assistant professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Nevada state.

Employment Growth for Physician assistant professionals In Nevada

460 590 490 470 440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Physician Assistant is a shrinking field in Nevada. In 2010 there were 20 less physician assistant professionals working in Nevada than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of physician assistant has shrunk by 4% in Nevada. This decline is slower than the national trend for physician assistant professionals which shows a 29% increase in the number of physician assistant professionals working around the nation.

Physician Assistant VS. All Professions salaries in Nevada

$64,720 $83,820 $95,160 $103,500 $81,640
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physician Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of physician assistant professionals is declining, the salaries paid to physician assistant professionals are increasing in Nevada. In 2006 physician assistant professionals made a mean salary of $64,720 per year, and in 2010 they made $81,640 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physician assistant professionals in Nevada

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Thus, physician assistant professionals' salaries grew by 21% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Nevada state, within the field of physician assistant, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid physician assistant professionals earn 255% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Physician assistant professionals and related professions in Nevada

Dental Hygienist
Health Science
Physician Assistant

In Nevada, 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 Nevada


Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a master's degree in physician assistant.

Physician Assistant Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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