In New Mexico an estimated 14 students graduate from physician assistant schools every year. If you too are interested in a career in physician assisting, New Mexico has 1 physician assistant schools for you to choose from. Tuition at New Mexico's physician assistant schools is approximately $5,101 per year for a degree in physician assisting.
University of New Mexico-Main Campus is the largest physician assistant school in the state of New Mexico, based on number of students. It is located in Albuquerque. Approximately 14 students graduated with a physician assisting degree from University of New Mexico-Main Campus in 2009, which is 100% of the total state physician assisting graduates for that year. Tuition at University of New Mexico-Main Campus, was $5,101 per year in 2010.
A majority of those with a degree in physician assisting choose to become physician assistants. If you are planning on working in the state after graduation, you should know that the job outlook for physician assistants in New Mexico is good. In New Mexico, there are currently about 790 physician assistants. And the government projects that this number will increase by 29%, or to 1,020 physician assistants by the year 2018.
As a physician assistant in New Mexico you can expect to earn anywhere from less than $52,463 per year to more than $105,290 per year. In New Mexico, physician assistants make an average of $75,795 per year.