Master of Medical Science - Physician Assistant

Master of Medical Science/Physician Assistant Class of 2015 Employment Report

89.7% survey response rate        

The inaugural graduating Physician Assistant Class of February 2015 has been tremendously successful in building PA careers. 100% of the graduating students were employed within six months of graduation, with 80% finding a job between 0-3 months. All passed the PANCE on their first try.

Type of Employer
Teaching hospital
56%
Clinic (rural, community)
12%
Private practice 20%
Hospital 8%
Ambulatory 4%
  100%
Fields of Practice (respondents may have selected more than one field)
Internal medicine
5 13.51%
Primary care
5 13.51%
Surgery 5
13.51%
Emergency medicine
3 8.11%
Family practice
3 8.11%
Orthopedics
3 8.11%
Dermatology 2 5.41%
Gastroenterology
2 5.41%
Hospitalist 1 2.7%
Neurology/Neurosurgery 1 2.7%
Pediatrics 1 2.7%
Oncology 1 2.7%
Urology 1 2.7%
Endocrinology, Urgent Care
1 2.7%
Spine 1 2.7%
Women's Health
1 2.7%
Pain Management
1 2.7%
  37 100%
Geographic Location
New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, VT) 16 64%
West (CA, CO, NM, UT) 5 20%
South (TX, GA) 2 8%
Pacific Northwest (OR, WA) 2 8%
  25 100%
Average Salary
$70,000-$79,999 1 4%
$80,000-$89,999 11 44%
$90,000-$99,999 10 40%
$100,000-$109,999 2 8%
$110,000-$119,999 1 4%
  25 100%

Sampling of Employers

Brigham & Women's Hospital

Cambridge Health Alliance

Cape Cod Emergency Associates

Cape Cod Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene

Emory Healthcare

Massachusetts General Hospital

Middlesex Orthopedic Surgeons

Tufts Medical Center