Each year, in Maine, an average of 45 students graduate with credentials in physician assisting. If you too are interested in a career in physician assisting, Maine has 1 physician assistant schools for you to choose from. You can expect to pay an average of $27,920 per year in tuition for a degree in physician assisting in Maine state.
The largest physician assistant school in Maine, by student population is University of New England. It is located in Biddeford. In 2009, a reported 45 students graduated with a physician assisting degree from University of New England. This was 100% of the total physician assisting graduates in Maine for that year. Tuition at University of New England, was $27,920 per year in 2010.
A majority of physician assisting graduates choose to work as physician assistants. 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 Maine is good. An estimated 740 physician assistants are in Maine state. This number is projected to increase to 890 by the year 2018. This indicates a 20% change in the number of physician assistants in Maine.
In Maine, as a physician assistant, you can expect to earn a salary of anywhere from less than $62,236 per year to more than $108,790 per year. The median salary for physician assistants in Maine is $85,678 per year.