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Physician Assistant Schools In Utah

There is only one accredited physician assistant school in Utah for faculty who teach physician assistant classes to choose from. The trends in Utah's physician assistant academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in physician assistant includes physician assistant training at the physician assistant masters degree level.


  1. University of Utah

    201 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-9008

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Physician Assistant Employment

Utah 680
National 81,420

Of all of the physician assistant professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Utah.

Employment Growth for Physician assistant professionals In Utah

620 610 610 750 680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Utah, physician assistant is a growing field. There were 60 more physician assistant professionals working in Utah in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Utah, this field has grown by 10% in four years. 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 Utah

$85,460 $86,360 $87,410 $88,190 $87,430
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physician Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to physician assistant professionals are growing in Utah. The mean salary for physician assistant professionals in 2006 was $85,460 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $87,430 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physician assistant professionals in Utah

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Thus, there was a 2% growth in physician assistant professionals' salaries. 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 108% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Utah state.

Average Salaries for Physician assistant professionals and related professions in Utah

Dental Hygienist
Health Science
Physician Assistant

Physician assistant professionals in Utah earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Physician Assistant programs available for each degree type for all schools in Utah


The number of students graduating from the only accredited physician assistant school in Utah is decreasing. In Utah, there were 40 graduates in 2006. And there were 40 graduates from physician assistant courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 0% percent decrease in the number of physician assistant school degree or certificate graduates in Utah. 100% of these graduates received a master's degree in physician assistant.

Physician Assistant Faculty Salaries in Utah

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