Every year approximately 54 students graduate with a degree in physician assisting from Kentucky schools. If you too are interested in a career in physician assisting, Kentucky has 2 physician assistant schools for you to choose from. Yearly tuition at physician assistant schools in Kentucky for a degree in physician assisting is $11,890 per year.
University of Kentucky is the largest physician assistant school in the state of Kentucky, based on number of students. It is located in Lexington. Approximately 54 students graduated with a physician assisting degree from University of Kentucky in 2009, which was 100% of the total state physician assisting graduates for that year. In 2009, tuition at University of Kentucky, was approximately $8,123 per 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 Kentucky is good. In Kentucky, there are currently about 660 physician assistants. The government expects, by 2018, for this number to increase by 37%, or to 910 physician assistants.
In Kentucky, as a physician assistant, you can expect to earn a salary of anywhere from less than $68,018 per year to more than $115,498 per year. But the median salary for physician assistants earn $88,361 per year, in Kentucky.