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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

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More Illinois Physician Assistant Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Evanston
Doctorate
21,823
Carbondale
Doctorate
15,987
Joliet
Doctorate
3,864
Downers Grove
Doctorate
2,914
Chicago
Doctorate
2,503
North Chicago
Doctorate
2,163

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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Peoria170 $117,260
Rockford170 $108,760
Springfield120 $92,890
Carbondale-Marion150 $112,900
Champaign-Urbana70 $122,530

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