Physician Assistant in Nebraska

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Schools Offering Physician Assisting Programs in Nebraska


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Nebraska graduates receive degrees in physician assisting. That means an estimated 62 physician assistants graduate from Nebraska's 2 physician assistant schools each year.

Top Schools

Union College, which is located in Lincoln, is the top-ranked school in Nebraska that has a physician assistant program. It received a ranking of 36th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 23 students graduated from Union College's physician assistant program. The tuition rate at Union College was $18,150 per year.

University of Nebraska Medical Center, which is located in Omaha, is the second-ranked school in Nebraska that has a physician assistant program. It received a ranking of 95th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 39 students graduated from University of Nebraska Medical Center physician assistant program.

Cost

Physician assistant schools in Nebraska, charge students an average tuition of $9,075 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $18,150 per year, or as little as $18,150 per year. The Nebraska physician assistant schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Union College - located in Lincoln, students are charged $18,150 per year

The following Nebraska physician assistant schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Union College - located in Lincoln, students are charged $18,150 per year

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

The highest percentage of physician assistant graduates in Nebraska pursue careers as a physician assistant. In 2010, there were 830 physician assistants working in Nebraska. In Nebraska, the largest numbers of physician assistants work in the following counties:

  1. Harrison County - 480 physician assistants
  2. Lancaster County - 120 physician assistants
  3. Antelope County - 90 physician assistants

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of physician assistants in Nebraska will grow by 38%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,090 physician assistants working in Nebraska.

Salary

On average, physician assistants earn $84,630 per year. However, this number is only an average. physician assistants in Nebraska had varying salaries from $57,670 to $161,770 per year in 2010. The counties in Nebraska with the highest average salary for a physician assistant are:

  1. Butler County - $104,260 per year
  2. Antelope County - $87,040 per year
  3. Harrison County - $84,470 per year

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

  1. Lancaster County - $76,760 per year
  2. Arthur County - $83,120 per year
  3. Adams County - $83,640 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Nebraska 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 Nebraska

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,536 miles from location University of Nebraska Medical Center Omaha NE 4.71527 n/a 3,237
6,573 miles from location Union College Lincoln NE 63.557 72% 883
 

Curious what studying Physician Assistant gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Physician Assistants + 830 $84,630 16.9%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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