PAs & NPs are the highest paid, fastest growing jobs in these states

Job growth and pay for physician assistants and nurse practitioners is strong across the U.S., according to a CareerBuilder analysis cited by MarketWatch.

On average, physician assistants earned $108,610 in 2018, and nurse practitioners earned $103,880, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

States where nurse practitioner and physician assistant job growth over the next six years was the greatest:

Physician assistants
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kentucky
Minnesota
Ohio
Virginia
Wisconsin

Nurse practitioners
Arizona
Connecticut
Pennsylvania
Texas
Washington

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