Physician Assistant in Kansas

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Schools Offering Physician Assisting Programs in Kansas


Each year, roughly 0.0% of Kansas students graduate with degrees in physician assisting. In other words, every year an estimated 42 physician assistants graduate from Kansas' 2 physician assistant schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Kansas that has a physician assistant program is Wichita State University. Wichita State University, which was ranked 72nd in the country in 2010, is located in Wichita. In 2010, 42 students graduated from Wichita State University's physician assistant program. Tuition at Wichita State University was $5,890 per year.

Seward County Community College and Area Technical School, which was ranked 78th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Kansas that has a physician assistant program. It is located in Liberal. 0 students graduated with degree in physician assistant from Seward County Community College and Area Technical School in 2010. Students at Seward County Community College and Area Technical School paid $2,080 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Kansas' physician assistant schools ranges from $5,890 per year to $2,080 per year. But, the average tuition is $3,985 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Kansas physician assistant schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Wichita State University - located in Wichita, students are charged $5,890 per year
  2. Seward County Community College and Area Technical School - located in Liberal, students are charged $2,080 per year

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

  1. Seward County Community College and Area Technical School - located in Liberal, students are charged $2,080 per year
  2. Wichita State University - located in Wichita, students are charged $5,890 per year

A physician assistant degree from a Kansas school... what next?

A large number of Kansas physician assistant graduates become physician assistants. If you decide to work as a physician assistant in Kansas, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 890 Kansas physician assistants as of 2010. The Kansas counties with the largest populations of physician assistants are:

  1. Butler County - 310 physician assistants
  2. Allen County - 230 physician assistants
  3. Jackson County - 70 physician assistants

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of physician assistants in Kansas will grow by 35%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 970 physician assistants working in Kansas.

Salary

On average, physician assistants earn $80,790 per year. However, this number is only an average. physician assistants in Kansas had varying salaries from $37,270 to $116,840 per year in 2010. The counties in Kansas with the highest average salary for a physician assistant are:

  1. Jackson County - $87,690 per year
  2. Allen County - $80,200 per year
  3. Butler County - $76,710 per year

On average, physician assistants earns the least in the following Kansas counties:

  1. Butler County - $76,710 per year
  2. Allen County - $80,200 per year
  3. Jackson County - $87,690 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Kansas statistics regarding a career in physician assisting and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as dental assisting or medical assisting.

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

  • Master's Degree in Physician Assisting in Kansas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,624 miles from location Wichita State University Wichita KS 28.1041 53% 14,601
6,826 miles from location Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Liberal KS 22.2726 n/a 1,850
 

Curious what studying Physician Assistant gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Physician Assistants + 890 $80,790 78.0%
 

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