With an overall population of 227,818 and a student population of 51,121, approximately 1,870 of Baton Rouge students attend one of Baton Rouge's schools that offer physician assistant programs.
Of the 1 physician assistant schools in Baton Rouge, the largest physician assisting school, by student population, is Our Lady of the Lake College. In 2010, Our Lady of the Lake College graduated approximately 28 students with credentials in physician assisting.
A total of 28 students graduated with credentials in physician assisting from physician assistant schools in Baton Rouge in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $8,040 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,512 for physician assisting related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in physician assisting, if you decide to work as a physician assistant in Baton Rouge, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 620 physician assistants in Louisiana, 140 were working in the greater Baton Rouge area. By the year 2018, the number of physician assistants is expected to increase by 28% in Baton Rouge. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physician assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physician assistant in Baton Rouge is $70,290 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for physician assistants.
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