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Fast Facts for Physician Assistants in Tennessee

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Knoxville, Johnson City and Clarksville
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Memphis, Kingsport and Chattanooga
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Knoxville, Memphis and Chattanooga

Salaries for Physician Assistants in Tennessee

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Chattanooga, Knoxville and Kingsport

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More Tennessee 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
McKenzie
Masters
5,779
Harrogate
Doctorate
4,770
Nashville
Doctorate
3,620
Memphis
Doctorate
3,199
Memphis
Masters
2,157
Knoxville
Doctorate
2,146

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Physician Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Tennessee. 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
JacksonN/A N/A
Johnson City80 $90,490
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin580 $78,910
Knoxville200 $95,250

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