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Physician Assistant Schools In North Dakota

Physician Assistant classes faculty can choose to work at the only accredited physician assistant school in North Dakota. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in physician assistant in the state of North Dakota, which encompasses physician assistant training at the physician assistant masters degree level.


  1. University of North Dakota

    Grand Forks, North Dakota 58202-8193

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

North Dakota Vs. National Physician Assistant Employment

North Dakota 230
National 81,420

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

Employment Growth for Physician assistant professionals In North Dakota

300 290 340 260 230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of physician assistant professionals is shrinking in North Dakota. There were 70 less physician assistant professionals working in North Dakota in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of physician assistant professionals has shrunk by 23%. This is slower 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 North Dakota

$66,620 $70,080 $74,900 $76,260 $79,310
$38,611 $40,428 $41,355 $43,390 $43,459
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 North Dakota. The mean salary for physician assistant professionals in 2006 was $66,620 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $79,310 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physician assistant professionals in North Dakota

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Thus, physician assistant professionals' salaries grew by 16% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of physician assistant, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid physician assistant professionals earning 70% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in North Dakota state.

Average Salaries for Physician assistant professionals and related professions in North Dakota

Dental Hygienist
Health Science
Physician Assistant

In North Dakota, 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 North Dakota


The number of students graduating from the only accredited physician assistant school in North Dakota is increasing. In 2006, 22 students graduated from physician assistant courses in North Dakota. And in 2010, 62 students graduated.

Thus there was a 182% percent increase in the number of physician assistant school degree or certificate graduates in North Dakota. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a master's degree in physician assistant.

Physician Assistant Faculty Salaries in North Dakota

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