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Physician Assistant in New Mexico

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Schools Offering Physician Assisting Programs in New Mexico

Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of New Mexico receive a Physician Assistant degree every year.

The only accredited Physician Assistant school in New Mexico is University of New Mexico-Main Campus. University of New Mexico-Main Campus, which was ranked 68th in the country in 2010, is located in Albuquerque. In 2010, University of New Mexico-Main Campus graduated 14 students from its Physician Assistant programs.


The tuition rate for students taking Physician Assistant courses at University of New Mexico-Main Campus was $5,506 per year.

A Physician Assistant degree from a New Mexico school... what next?

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

  1. Bernalillo County - 210 physician assistants
  2. Chaves County - 190 physician assistants
  3. Cibola County - 90 physician assistants


A physician assistant in New Mexico makes an average of $75,270 per year. However, New Mexico physician assistants earned anywhere in the range from as less than $44,710 per year to more than $109,420 per year in 2010. On average a physician assistant earns the most in the following New Mexico counties:

  1. Santa Fe County - $86,260 per year
  2. Bernalillo County - $74,870 per year
  3. Cibola County - $73,300 per year

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

  1. Chaves County - $70,160 per year
  2. Cibola County - $73,300 per year
  3. Bernalillo County - $74,870 per year

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

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Physician Assisting in New Mexico

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Physician Assistants 630 $75,270 -35.1%

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