Pennsylvania Physician Assistant Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Physician Assistants in Pennsylvania

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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

Schools for Physician Assistants in Pennsylvania are listed below.

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More Pennsylvania Physician Assistant Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Arcadia University Glenside Doctorate 3,592
DeSales University Center Valley Masters 2,898
Drexel University Philadelphia Doctorate 20,682
Duquesne University Pittsburgh Doctorate & First Professional 10,296
Gannon University Erie Doctorate 4,134
Lock Haven University Lock Haven Masters 5,241
Marywood University Scranton Doctorate 3,316
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 2,073
Philadelphia University Philadelphia Doctorate 3,349
Saint Francis University Loretto Doctorate 2,125
Seton Hill University 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, 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


Altoona 80 $83700 1.88
Harrisburg 360 $86190 1.62
Carlisle 360 $86190 1.62
Bloomsburg 90 $89870 3.1
Berwick 90 $89870 3.1
Johnstown 70 $90660 1.75
Chambersburg 50 $95420 1.25
Waynesboro 50 $95420 1.25
East Stroudsburg 90 $103010 2.21
Erie 170 $86370 1.86
Pittsburgh 1160 $86000 1.43
Reading 80 $96720 0.66
Lancaster 130 $88170 0.8
Lebanon 50 $88910 1.43
Scranton 200 $93270 1.09
Wilkes 200 $93270 1.09
Barre 200 $93270 1.09
Hazleton 200 $93270 1.09
State College 80 $100030 1.68
Williamsport 50 $87810 1.33
York 160 $96930 1.23
Hanover 160 $96930 1.23
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