With an overall population of 149,473 and a student population of 26,534, approximately 2,663 of Pomona students attend one of Pomona's schools that offer physician assistant programs.
Of the 1 physician assistant schools in Pomona, the largest physician assisting school, by student population, is Western University of Health Sciences. In 2010, Western University of Health Sciences graduated approximately 93 students from its physician assisting program.
In 2010, 93 students graduated with a physician assisting degree from one of Pomona's physician assistant schools.
If you decide to work as a physician assistant in Pomona, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 physician assistants in California were working in the greater Pomona area. By the year 2018, the number of physician assistants is expected to increase by 42% in Pomona. 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 Pomona is $90,190 per year, which is lower than the average for physician assistants state-wide.