• Physician Assistants
  • Health Science
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 111,140
    $86,200 range bar $148,380
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Very Fast Growing
  • Physician assistants, also known as PAs, practice medicine under the supervision of physicians and surgeons. Their training prepares them to do many medical tasks.

What do they typically do

  • Give treatment, like setting broken bones and giving vaccinations
  • Review patients' medical histories
  • Research the latest treatments to ensure the quality of patient care
  • Diagnose a patient's injury or illness
  • Record a patient's progress
  • Order and interpret diagnostic tests such as x-rays or blood tests
  • Prescribe medicine when needed
  • Conduct physical exams to check patients' health

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +2.9%
Job Opening 498

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Anesthesiologist Assistant, Cardiology Physician Assistant, Certified Anesthesiologist Assistant, Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant (Emergency Medicine PA), Family Practice Physician Assistant, Orthopaedic Physician Assistant, Orthopedic Physician Assistant, Physician Assistant (PA), Surgical Physician Assistant (Surgical PA)
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