There are schools offering physician assistant programs in Washington State!
Schools Offering Physician Assisting Programs in Washington State
The only accredited Physician Assistant school in Washington State is University of Washington-Seattle Campus. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, which was ranked 13th in the country in 2010, is located in Seattle. Approximately 69 students graduated from Physician Assistant programs at University of Washington-Seattle Campus, in 2010.
Students enrolled in Physician Assistant courses at University of Washington-Seattle Campus paid $8,701 per year in tuition fees.
A Physician Assistant degree from a Washington State school... what next?
Most people who graduate from Physician Assistant school in Washington State go on to work as a physician assistant. In Washington State, the largest numbers of physician assistants work in the following counties:
- King County - 870 physician assistants
- Pierce County - 300 physician assistants
- Adams County - 60 physician assistants
A physician assistant in Washington State makes an average of $98,620 per year. However, this number is only an average. physician assistants in Washington State had varying salaries from $67,850 to $152,060 per year in 2010. On average a physician assistant earns the most in the following Washington State counties:
- Cowlitz County - $108,250 per year
- Kitsap County - $105,090 per year
- Whatcom County - $103,030 per year
A physician assistant in the following counties in Washington State make the lowest salaries on average:
- Yakima County - $86,190 per year
- Columbia County - $87,530 per year
- Benton County - $87,660 per year
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 Washington State
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