With an overall population of 484,674 and a student population of 59,719, approximately 2,644 of New Orleans students attend one of New Orleans's schools that offer physician assistant programs.
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans is the largest physician assistant school in New Orleans, based on student population. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans with credentials in physician assisting.
And if you live on campus at one of the New Orleans-based physician assistant schools, you will have an added expense of $3,795 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in New Orleans after graduating from physician assistant school, you should know that job prospects for physician assistants in New Orleans, which is the most popular physician assisting profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 physician assistants in Louisiana were working in the greater New Orleans area. The number of physician assistants in New Orleans is expected to increase by 28% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physician assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physician assistant in New Orleans is $70,840 per year, which is higher than the average for physician assistants state-wide.
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