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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. 

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Growth Rate Click for more information on Growth rate 2.4%
Openings Per Year Click for more information on Employment outlook 96
Wages
Median Hourly Click for more information on Entry Level Wage $51.73 per hour
Average Click for more information on Average Wage $108,480 per year
Education Needed Click for more information on Education needed Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree). 
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