With an overall population of 200,145 and a student population of 10,323, approximately 823 of Shreveport students attend one of Shreveport's schools that offer physician assistant programs.
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport is the largest physician assistant school in Shreveport, based on student population. In 2010, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport graduated approximately 29 students from its physician assisting program.
In 2010, 29 students graduated with a physician assisting degree from one of Shreveport's physician assistant schools.
After graduating with your credentials in physician assisting, if you decide to work as a physician assistant in Shreveport, your job prospects are good. There were 620 physician assistants working in Louisiana and 120 working in the greater Shreveport area in 2010. The number of physician assistants in Shreveport is expected to increase by 28% by the year 2018. 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 Shreveport is $79,290 per year, which is higher than the average for physician assistants state-wide.
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