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Physician Assistant Schools In Wisconsin

In Wisconsin, there are 4 accredited schools where physician assistant classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physician assistant and physician assistant training in Wisconsin, which includes physician assistant training at the following levels:


  1. Carroll University

    100 N East Ave, Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Marquette University

    615 N 11th St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

    1725 State St, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601-9959

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. University of Wisconsin-Madison

    500 Lincoln Dr, Madison, Wisconsin 53706-1380

    42 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Wisconsin Vs. National Physician Assistant Employment

Wisconsin 1,640
National 81,420

Approximately 2% of the country's physician assistant professionals work in Wisconsin state.

Employment Growth for Physician assistant professionals In Wisconsin

1,230 1,390 1,600 1,630 1,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of physician assistant professionals is growing in Wisconsin. 410 more physician assistant professionals were working in Wisconsin in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 33% growth in the field. This growth is faster 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 Wisconsin

$78,370 $80,140 $81,670 $87,620 $91,780
$43,308 $43,685 $45,556 $47,117 $48,374
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physician Assistant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by physician assistant professionals is increasing in Wisconsin. In 2006 physician assistant professionals made a mean salary of $78,370 per year, and in 2010 they made $91,780 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physician assistant professionals in Wisconsin

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Thus, there was a 15% growth in physician assistant professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 81% pay differential between the highest paid physician assistant professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of physician assistant in Wisconsin.

Average Salaries for Physician assistant professionals and related professions in Wisconsin

Dental Hygienist
Health Science
Physician Assistant

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited physician assistant schools in Wisconsin is increasing. In 2006 there were 77 physician assistant graduates from physician assistant courses in Wisconsin and in 2010 there were 98 graduates.

This represents a 27% increase in the number of physician assistant degree or certificate school graduates in Wisconsin state. 75% of these graduates received a master's degree in physician assistant.

Physician Assistant Faculty Salaries in Wisconsin

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The number of physician assistant faculty, growth in the field of physician assistant academia and physician assistant faculty salaries in Wisconsin, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching physician assistant courses to students at the bachelors degree in physician assistant, and masters degree in physician assistant levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future physician assistant faculty in Wisconsin. A summary of what your peers have told us up until now will be available once you submit your information.

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