Physician Assistants

SOC Code: 29-1071

Entry Salary
Average Salary

Job Description
Physician Assistants, under the supervision of a licensed Physician, assist in the practice of medicine.

1.  Graduate from an approved Physician Assistant program.
2.  Satisfactorily complete a proficiency examination approved by the Board.
3.  Complete an application including the Physician’s Consent to Act as the Supervisor.
4.  Provide a written description of relationship with supervising physician.
5.  Appear for a personal interview before the Advisory Council of Physician Assistants.

Conviction of a felony.
Drug and/or alcohol abuse.
Dishonesty, fraud, or gross negligence.
Fraud or deceit in obtaining certificate.
Manifest incapacity to practice.

School Located in Wyoming
There are no Physician Assistant training programs in Wyoming.

Physician Assistants must be licensed by the State Board of Medicine to work in Wyoming.

Interviews before the Board occur February, June and October in Cheyenne.
Application Fee $100.00
Annual Renewal $  50.00

Fees, applications, and other information available at: 

Licensing Agency
Carole Shotwell
Board of Medicine
211 W. 19th Street, 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, Wyoming  82002
Phone: (307) 778-7053

Additional Sources of Information
Occupational Outlook Handbook:
"Physician Assistants"

Wages Last Updated June 2008

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