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The number of 'Physician Assistants' job openings is expected to rise 27.6% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Physician Assistants' was $126,010, or $60.58 per hour
'Physician Assistants' were paid 172.1% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
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As of 2022 there were 140,910 people employed as Physician Assistants within the United States.
This represents around 0.10% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as Physician Assistants.
Provide healthcare services typically performed by a physician, under the supervision of a physician. Conduct complete physicals, provide treatment, and counsel patients. May, in some cases, prescribe medication. Must graduate from an accredited educational program for physician assistants.
SOC Code: 29-1071.00
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