Physician Assistant in Indiana

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Schools Offering Physician Assisting Programs in Indiana


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Indiana receive physician assisting degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 116 physician assistants graduate from Indiana's 2 physician assistant schools.

Top Schools

Butler University, which is located in Indianapolis, is the top-ranked school in Indiana that has a physician assistant program. It received a ranking of 30th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Butler University graduated 94 students from its physician assistant program. Students at Butler University paid $30,558 per year in tuition fees.

University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne, which is located in Fort Wayne, is the second-ranked school in Indiana that has a physician assistant program. It received a ranking of 76th in the country in 2010. 22 students graduated with degree in physician assistant from University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne was $22,810 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Indiana's physician assistant schools ranges from $30,558 per year to $22,810 per year. But, the average tuition is $26,684 per year. The Indiana physician assistant schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Butler University - located in Indianapolis, students are charged $30,558 per year
  2. University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne - located in Fort Wayne, students are charged $22,810 per year

The physician assistant schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Indiana were:

  1. University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne - located in Fort Wayne, students are charged $22,810 per year
  2. Butler University - located in Indianapolis, students are charged $30,558 per year

A physician assistant degree from an Indiana school... what next?

Most people who graduate from physician assistant school in Indiana go on to work as a physician assistant. Indiana had 780 physician assistants in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Indiana physician assistants:

  1. Boone County - 270 physician assistants
  2. Allen County - 110 physician assistants
  3. Gibson County - 100 physician assistants

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of physician assistants in Indiana will grow by 42%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,170 physician assistants working in Indiana.

Salary

A physician assistant in Indiana makes an average of $79,210 per year. However, Indiana physician assistants earned anywhere in the range from as less than $28,060 per year to more than $157,630 per year in 2010. The following counties in Indiana have the highest average salaries for physician assistants:

  1. Delaware County - $89,010 per year
  2. Jasper County - $82,620 per year
  3. Gibson County - $81,550 per year

The following counties in Indiana have the lowest average salaries for physician assistants:

  1. Allen County - $69,740 per year
  2. Boone County - $77,980 per year
  3. Gibson County - $81,550 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Indiana statistics regarding a career in physician assisting. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as dental assisting or medical assisting.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Physician Assisting in Indiana
  • Master's Degree in Physician Assisting in Indiana

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,022 miles from location Butler University Indianapolis IN 70.228 19% 4,505
5,973 miles from location University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne Fort Wayne IN 24.3774 42% 2,165
 

Curious what studying Physician Assistant gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Indiana

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Physician Assistants + 780 $79,210 14.7%
 

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