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CNN Money rated Physician Assistant one of the best jobs in America, top 10.


49.65% projected growth over the next 10 years.



• The position is paid well for one requiring only a 2-year degree.

• Employers often pick up associated insurance and licensing fees.


• PA's can put in long hours, particularly in surgery.

• Working on call can be required.

It can be boring: Assistants are frequently assigned the most mundane of doctors' tasks."


This is the only line that worries me. I will be going for either Emergency Medicine or becoming a first assist orthopedic PA - which sounds like I'll have some variety, but still..



How true would you say this is? What are your experiences? I absolutely cannot have a mundane job. I strive for action and variety.

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