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Physician Assistant Schools
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

In Pittsburgh, there are 2 physician assistant schools where physician assistant faculty can find employment. The trends in Pittsburgh's physician assistant academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes physician assistant training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Physician Assistant Employment

Pittsburgh 900
Pennsylvania 4,770

Exactly 900 of Pennsylvania's 4,770 physician assistant professionals work in Pittsburgh. There has been a 84% growth in the number of physician assistant professionals in Pittsburgh between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Pittsburgh has also increased.

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Physician Assistant employment growth

2,640 3,210 0 4,450 4,770
490 770 830 860 900
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Pittsburgh

Physician Assistant VS. All professions salaries in Pittsburgh

$61,520 $65,750 $66,960 $68,820 $74,230
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physician Assistant in Pittsburgh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pittsburgh

In Pittsburgh, salaries for physician assistant professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $74,230 per year was earned by physician assistant professionals in Pittsburgh. Physician assistant professionals in Pittsburgh made a yearly average salary of $61,520, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of physician assistant professionals in Pittsburgh is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physician assistant professionals in Pittsburgh

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

Pittsburgh physician assistant professionals earn a median yearly salary of $79,250. The 10% of physician assistant professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,290 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 148% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Physician assistant professionals and related professions in Pittsburgh

Dental Hygienist
Health Science
Physician Assistant

Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh


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

Physician Assistant Programs Offered In Pittsburgh


Pittsburgh's physician assistant schools offer 3 physician assistant degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Physician Assistant Degrees In Pittsburgh


In 2010 approximately 114 students graduated from physician assistant courses.

Physician Assistant Faculty Salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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