Each year, in Nevada, an average of 52 students graduate with credentials in physician assisting. If you too are interested in a career in physician assisting, Nevada has 1 physician assistant schools for you to choose from.
The largest physician assistant school in Nevada, by student population is Touro University Nevada. It is located in Henderson. Approximately 52 students graduated with a physician assisting degree from Touro University Nevada in 2009, which was 100% of the total state physician assisting graduates for that year.
A majority of physician assisting graduates choose to work as physician assistants. If after graduation, you are planning on working in Nevada, it is important to know that the job outlook for physician assisting graduates in the state is good. There are currently an estimated 470 physician assistants working in Nevada. The government expects, by 2018, for this number to increase by 38%, or to 650 physician assistants.
If you work as a physician assistant in Nevada, your yearly salary can range from less than $31,230 to more than $115,220. In Nevada, physician assistants make an average of $84,800 per year.