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Fast Facts for Physician Assistants in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Altoona, Lebanon and Johnstown
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lancaster, Erie and Philadelphia
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Allentown

Salaries for Physician Assistants in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: York, Harrisburg and Erie

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Wilmington
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More Pennsylvania Physician Assistant Schools

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Glenside
Doctorate
3,592
Center Valley
Masters
2,898
Philadelphia
Doctorate
20,682
Pittsburgh
Doctorate & First Professional
10,296
Erie
Doctorate
4,134
Lock Haven
Masters
5,241
Scranton
Doctorate
3,316
Philadelphia
Doctorate & First Professional
2,073
Philadelphia
Doctorate
3,349
Loretto
Doctorate
2,125
Greensburg
Masters
1,991

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Physician Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Pennsylvania. 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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Altoona 80 $83,700
Harrisburg 360 $86,190
Carlisle 360 $86,190
Bloomsburg 90 $89,870
Berwick 90 $89,870
Johnstown 70 $90,660
Chambersburg 50 $95,420
Waynesboro 50 $95,420
East Stroudsburg 90 $103,010
Erie 170 $86,370
Pittsburgh 1160 $86,000
Reading 80 $96,720
Lancaster 130 $88,170
Lebanon 50 $88,910
Scranton 200 $93,270
Wilkes 200 $93,270
Barre 200 $93,270
Hazleton 200 $93,270
State College 80 $100,030
Williamsport 50 $87,810
York 160 $96,930
Hanover 160 $96,930

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