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Fast Facts for Physician Assistants in New York

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Glens Falls, Syracuse and Rochester
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Binghamton, Utica and Buffalo
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New York, Nassau and Rochester

Salaries for Physician Assistants in New York

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Nassau, New York and Utica

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More New York 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
Total Enrollment
Stony Brook
Doctorate
25,989
Queens
Doctorate
21,340
Rochester
Doctorate
16,584
New York
Doctorate
16,001
New York
Doctorate
12,986
New York
Doctorate
11,908
Hempstead
Doctorate
11,131
Dobbs Ferry
Doctorate
9,506
Jamaica
Masters
8,533
Old Westbury
Doctorate
7,403
Brooklyn
Doctorate
6,982
Potsdam
Doctorate
4,233
Syracuse
Masters
3,431
Buffalo
Doctorate
3,021
Amherst
Doctorate
2,635
Brooklyn Heights
Masters
2,362
Staten Island
Doctorate
2,271
Brooklyn
Doctorate
1,792
Syracuse
Doctorate
1,484
New York
Doctorate
1,107
Albany
Doctorate
840

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Physician Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for New York. 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® 23.1 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
Albany-Schenectady-Troy650 $105,770
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls560 $99,170
Binghamton100 $115,850
ElmiraN/A N/A
Glens Falls110 $101,620
Kingston40 $96,980
Rochester730 $101,940
Syracuse540 $107,560
Utica-Rome100 $110,420
Watertown-Fort Drum60 $119,180

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