2014 Statistical Profile on Certified Physician Assistants

Source: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), 2014

Highlights:
There were approximately 74,777 certified PAs at the end of 2009; the profession grew 36.4% over the next 5 years reaching 101,977 certified PAs at the end of 2014.Mississippi and Arkansas experienced the highest percentage growth between 2013 and 2014 (25.0% and 17.8% respectively). … The median age of certified PAs was 38 in 2014. In 1974, 16% of PAs were female (Perry, HB, Physician Assistants: An empirical Analysis of Their General Characteristics, Job Performance, and Job Satisfaction). Today 66.6% of all certified PAs are female….
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2013 Statistical Profile on Certified Physician Assistants