PAs by the Numbers

Careers in Medicine - pas

 303,912,505 Estimated prescriptions by PAs in 2007, about 17 million more than in 2006.
 245,837,806 Estimated patient visits to PAs in 2007, about 14 million more than in 2006.
 117,887,373 Estimated prescriptions by family practice PAs in 2007.
 22,312,359 Patient visits to PAs for respiratory infections in 2007.
 19,540,740 Patient visits to PAs for arthritis in 2007.
 18,221,567 Patient visits to PAs for hypertension in 2007.
 830,137 Average number of prescriptions written by PAs per day in 2007.
 671,233 Average number of patient visits to PAs per day in 2007.
 $104,363 Mean total annual income for PAs in CV/CT surgery in the 2007 AAPA census report.
 $103,295 Mean total annual income for PAs in dermatology in the 2007 AAPA census report.
 $102,522 Mean total annual income for Nevada PAs in the 2007 AAPA census report.
 $86,214 Mean total annual income for full-time clinical PAs in the 2007 AAPA census report.
 83,000 Projected number of PA jobs in the United States in 2016, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
 $75,375 Mean total annual income for Pennsylvania PAs in the 2007 AAPA census report.
 68,124 PAs in clinical practice in the United States on January 1, 2008.
 34,589 Average number of prescriptions written by PAs per hour in 2007.
 31,670 AAPA Fellow members in 2007, an increase of 122 from 2006.
 27,968 Average number of patient visits to PAs per hour in 2007.
 7,848 Total attendees at the annual PA conference in Philadelphia in 2007.
 7,359 PAs in clinical practice in New York on January 1, 2008.
 4,541 New PA graduates in 2007.
 1,200+ Attendees to the North Carolina Academy of PAs 2007 summer conference.
 913 Attendees to the California Academy of PAs 2007 conference.
 576.5 Average number of prescriptions written by PAs per minute in 2007.
 466 Average number of patient visits to PAs per minute in 2007.
 139 Number of PA programs accredited by ARC-PA on January 1, 2008.
 79 PAs in clinical practice in Mississippi on January 1, 2008.
 50 States authorizing PA prescribing.
 20 States with more than 1,000 practicing PAs on January 1, 2008.
 19 PA programs in New York, more than any other state.
 1 Number of PA-specific clinical doctorate degree programs.
0 States prohibiting PA prescribing.
This page last updated 25th Jan 2013