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Physician Assistant Schools
In Oakland, California

The city of Oakland has only one school where physician assistant faculty can find employment. The trends in Oakland's physician assistant academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes physician assistant training at the physician assistant masters degree level.


Professional Trends

Oakland Vs. California Physician Assistant Employment

Oakland 1,460
California 9,480

Exactly 1,460 of California's 9,480 physician assistant professionals work in Oakland. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of physician assistant professionals in Oakland has grown by 49%. As the employment for physician assistant professionals in Oakland has increased, overall employment in Oakland has also increased.

Oakland Vs. California Physician Assistant employment growth

5,820 6,630 0 8,020 9,480
980 820 850 710 1,460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Oakland

Physician Assistant VS. All professions salaries in Oakland

$85,270 $85,150 $99,030 $103,080 $103,310
$49,830 $51,220 $53,260 $54,590 $56,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physician Assistant in Oakland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Oakland

In Oakland, salaries for physician assistant professionals have increased. In 2010 Oakland physician assistant professionals earned an average yearly salary of $103,310. The average salary for physician assistant professionals in Oakland was $85,270 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of physician assistant professionals in Oakland is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physician assistant professionals in Oakland

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90th percentile

Physician assistant professionals in Oakland make a median yearly salary of $95,620. The 10% of physician assistant professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $69,650 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $160,950 per year.

Average Salaries for Physician assistant professionals and related professions in Oakland

Health Science
Dental Hygienist
Physician Assistant

Oakland physician assistant professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Physician Assistant schools in Oakland


Many of Oakland's physician assistant professionals are graduates of the only accredited physician assistant school in the city.

Physician Assistant Programs Offered In Oakland


There is one degree and certificate program in physician assistant offered by Oakland's physician assistant school.

Student Completed Physician Assistant Degrees In Oakland


In 2010 approximately 32 students completed physician assistant courses.

Physician Assistant Faculty Salaries in Oakland, California

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