Each year, in Oregon, an average of 82 students graduate with credentials in physician assisting. There are 2 physician assistant schools in Oregon if you are interested in pursuing credentials in the field of physician assisting. Tuition at Oregon's physician assistant schools is approximately $29,966 per year for a degree in physician assisting.
The largest physician assistant school in Oregon, by student population is Pacific University. It is located in Forest Grove. In 2009, a reported 46 students graduated with a physician assisting degree from Pacific University. This was 56% of the total physician assisting graduates in Oregon for that year. Tuition at Pacific University, was $29,966 per year in 2010.
A majority of physician assisting graduates choose to work as physician assistants. If you are planning on working in the state after graduation, you should know that the job outlook for physician assistants in Oregon is good. An estimated 640 physician assistants are in Oregon state. The government expects, by 2018, for this number to increase by 26%, or to 810 physician assistants.
In Oregon, as a physician assistant, you can expect to earn a salary of anywhere from less than $66,986 per year to more than $119,016 per year. In Oregon, physician assistants make an average of $87,071 per year.
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