Physician's Assistant

Lilly Kinney

Description

A Physician's Assistant is a person trained and licensed to provide basic medical services, usually under the supervision of a Physician.

Degree

After earning a Bachelor's degree you must go on and complete a two-year Master's physician assistant program.

Colleges

Wake Forest

Elon

Virginia Tech

ECU

Campbell

A Day in the Life - Physician's Assistant

Salary

starting salary ~ 89,000 annually

average wage ~ 95,000


Longview, Texas - 151,000

Santa Rosa, California - 149,000

Growth

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the demand for physician assistants to increase by 38 percent from 2012 to 2022, pushed upward by an aging population, a shortage of doctors and expansion in health clinics.