In Arizona an estimated 86 students graduate from physician assistant schools every year. If you too are interested in a career in physician assisting, Arizona has 1 physician assistant schools for you to choose from.
The largest physician assistant school in Arizona, by student population is Midwestern University. It is located in Glendale. Approximately 86 students graduated with a physician assisting degree from Midwestern University in 2009, which is 100% of the total state physician assisting graduates for that year.
Physician Assistant is the most popular career choice for those who graduate with credentials in physician assisting. If after graduation, you are planning on sticking around the state, you should keep in mind that the job outlook for physician assisting graduates in Arizona is good. An estimated 1,290 physician assistants are in Arizona state. And the government projects that this number will increase by 33%, or to 1,730 physician assistants by the year 2018.
As a physician assistant in Arizona you can expect to earn anywhere from less than $63,647 per year to more than $114,383 per year. Physician Assistants in Arizona earn a median yearly salary of $85,836.