Iowa Physician Assistant Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Physician Assistants in Iowa

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Fast Facts for Physician Assistants in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Iowa City, Des Moines and Waterloo
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Davenport, Cedar Rapids and Sioux City
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Des Moines, Davenport and Iowa City

Salaries for Physician Assistants in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Iowa City, Waterloo and Sioux City

Schools for Physician Assistants in Iowa are listed below.

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More Iowa Physician Assistant Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center Des Moines Doctorate & First Professional 1,615
University of Iowa Iowa City Doctorate & First Professional 29,117

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Physician Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Iowa. 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


Iowa City 140 $98750 2.24
Cedar Rapids 80 $126160 0.84
Des Moines 310 $94590 1.25
West Des Moines 310 $94590 1.25
Waterloo 40 $88680 0.7
Cedar Falls 40 $88680 0.7
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