Loma Linda has a general population of 18,681 and an overall student population of 4,114. Approximately 4,114 of Loma Linda's students are enrolled in schools that offer physician assistant programs.
Loma Linda's largest physician assistant school is Loma Linda University. Approximately 24 students graduated in 2010 from Loma Linda University with credentials in physician assisting.
In 2010, 24 students graduated with a physician assisting degree from one of Loma Linda's physician assistant schools.
And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,360 per year, on average, for room and board at Loma Linda-based physician assistant schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in physician assisting, if you decide to work as a physician assistant in Loma Linda, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 8,100 physician assistants in California, 840 were working in the greater Loma Linda area. The number of physician assistants in Loma Linda is expected to increase by 42% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physician assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physician assistant in Loma Linda is $84,690 per year, which is lower than the average for physician assistants state-wide.