Physician Assistant in Wisconsin

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Schools Offering Physician Assisting Programs in Wisconsin


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Wisconsin receive physician assisting degrees every year. Thus, Wisconsin's 4 physician assistant schools put out approximately 98 physician assistants each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Wisconsin that has a physician assistant program is University of Wisconsin-Madison. University of Wisconsin-Madison, which was ranked 12th in the country in 2010, is located in Madison. In 2010, University of Wisconsin-Madison graduated 33 students from its physician assistant program. Tuition at University of Wisconsin-Madison was $8,983 per year.

The second-ranked school in Wisconsin that has a physician assistant program is Marquette University. Marquette University, which was ranked 25th in the country in 2010, is located in Milwaukee. 51 students graduated with degree in physician assistant from Marquette University in 2010. Students at Marquette University paid $30,462 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Wisconsin with a physician assistant program is University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, which is located in La Crosse. In 2010, it was ranked 64th nationwide. 14 students graduated with degree in physician assistant from University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in 2010. Tuition at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse was $7,911 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Wisconsin physician assistant school, average tuition will be $17,855 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $7,911 per year to $30,462 per year. In 2010, the physician assistant schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Wisconsin were:

  1. Marquette University - located in Milwaukee, students are charged $30,462 per year
  2. Carroll University - located in Waukesha, students are charged $24,065 per year
  3. University of Wisconsin-Madison - located in Madison, students are charged $8,983 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Wisconsin physician assistant schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Wisconsin-La Crosse - located in La Crosse, students are charged $7,911 per year
  2. University of Wisconsin-Madison - located in Madison, students are charged $8,983 per year
  3. Carroll University - located in Waukesha, students are charged $24,065 per year

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

A large number of Wisconsin physician assistant graduates become physician assistants. Wisconsin had 1,640 physician assistants in 2010. The largest populations of Wisconsin physician assistants are working in the following counties:

  1. Milwaukee County - 510 physician assistants
  2. Columbia County - 230 physician assistants
  3. Barron County - 190 physician assistants

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of physician assistants in the state of Wisconsin will grow to 2,120. This would require a 27% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, a physician assistant earns a salary of $91,780 per year in Wisconsin state. However, Wisconsin physician assistants earned anywhere in the range from as less than $61,030 per year to more than $157,080 per year in 2010. The following counties in Wisconsin have the highest average salaries for physician assistants:

  1. Racine County - $130,200 per year
  2. Calumet County - $99,650 per year
  3. Brown County - $97,320 per year

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

  1. Columbia County - $80,380 per year
  2. Adams County - $83,660 per year
  3. Dodge County - $84,460 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin
  • Master's Degree in Physician Assisting in Wisconsin

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,195 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison WI 87.6846 43% 41,654
6,120 miles from location Marquette University Milwaukee WI 75.2997 17% 11,689
6,286 miles from location University of Wisconsin-La Crosse La Crosse WI 35.6184 39% 10,009
6,135 miles from location Carroll University Waukesha WI 31.224 42% 3,403
 

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 + 1,640 $91,780 65.7%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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