Illinois Physician Assistant Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Physician Assistants in Illinois

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Fast Facts for Physician Assistants in Illinois

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Rockford and Peoria
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Chicago and Springfield
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Chicago and Peoria

Salaries for Physician Assistants in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Rockford and Peoria

Schools for Physician Assistants in Illinois are listed below.

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More Illinois Physician Assistant Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College Chicago Associate 6,031
Midwestern University Downers Grove Downers Grove Doctorate & First Professional 1,978
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science North Chicago Doctorate & First Professional 1,729
Southern Illinois University Carbondale Carbondale Doctorate & First Professional 20,983
University of St Francis Joliet Masters 3,503

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Physician Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Illinois. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Physician Assistants

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Physician Assistants relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Bloomington 0 $86410 0
Carbondale 80 $99200 2.24
Marion 80 $99200 2.24
Peoria 140 $100430 1.08
Rockford 140 $97150 1.31
Springfield 90 $95050 1.18
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