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Fast Facts for Physician Assistants in North Carolina

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Fayetteville, Greenville and Winston-Salem
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Charlotte, Raleigh and Hickory
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Greensboro, Charlotte and Durham

Salaries for Physician Assistants in North Carolina

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Charlotte, Wilmington and Fayetteville

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More North Carolina 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
Chapel Hill
Doctorate
29,911
Greenville
Doctorate
29,131
Durham
Doctorate
16,130
Winston-Salem
Doctorate
8,116
Elon
Doctorate
6,791
Buies Creek
Doctorate
6,604
Boiling Springs
Doctorate
3,818
Wingate
Doctorate
3,620
Fayetteville
Doctorate
2,259

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Physician Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for North Carolina. 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
Asheville480 $105,550
Jacksonville40 $93,550
Burlington50 $102,780
Durham-Chapel Hill390 $94,970
Fayetteville240 $111,200
Goldsboro40 $92,520
Greensboro-High Point250 $100,460
Greenville80 $107,350
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton190 $99,820
New Bern60 $99,720
Raleigh540 $101,940
Wilmington160 $102,640
Winston-Salem380 $102,370

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