Physician Assistant in Maine

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There are schools offering physician assistant programs in Maine!

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Schools Offering Physician Assisting Programs in Maine


Each year, approximately 0.2% of Maine graduates, receive a Physician Assistant degree.

University of New England, the only accredited Physician Assistant school in Maine, is located in Biddeford. It received a ranking of 75th in the country in 2010. Approximately 45 students graduated from Physician Assistant programs at University of New England, in 2010.

Cost

University of New England charged in-state students taking Physician Assistant courses, $29,330 in tuition fees per year.

A Physician Assistant degree from a Maine school... what next?

Most people who graduate from Physician Assistant school in Maine go on to work as a physician assistant. The largest populations of Maine physician assistants are working in the following counties:

  1. Cumberland County - 430 physician assistants
  2. Aroostook County - 110 physician assistants
  3. Penobscot County - 100 physician assistants

Salary

Maine physician assistants earn on average $84,090 per year. But, salaries for physician assistants can vary. In 2010, physician assistants made as little as less than $36,260 per year or as much as more than $113,720 per year in Maine. On average a physician assistant earns the most in the following Maine counties:

  1. Androscoggin County - $89,790 per year
  2. Aroostook County - $85,500 per year
  3. Penobscot County - $83,990 per year

The Maine counties with the lowest average salary for physician assistants are:

  1. Cumberland County - $82,540 per year
  2. Penobscot County - $83,990 per year
  3. Aroostook County - $85,500 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Master's Degree in Physician Assisting in Maine

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,249 miles from location University of New England Biddeford ME 25.4084 23% 4,493
 

Curious what studying Physician Assistant gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Physician Assistants + 740 $84,090 27.6%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are physician assistant related jobs in Maine