Average Orthopaedic Physician Assistant Salary
$155,000 yearly
$74.98 hourly
Updated August 18, 2021
$67,000
10 %
$155,000
Median
$357,000
90 %
What Is The Average Orthopaedic Physician Assistant Salary?
The average orthopaedic physician assistant salary is $155,952 per year, or $74.98 per hour, in the United States. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $67,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $357,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Hawaii, Maine, North Dakota, Minnesota, and Vermont provide the highest orthopaedic physician assistant salaries.

Average Orthopaedic Physician Assistant Salary By State

The darker areas on the map show where orthopaedic physician assistants earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Orthopaedic Physician Assistant average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
$143,467
$68.97
Alaska
$142,857
$68.68
Arizona
$163,688
$78.70
Arkansas
$163,990
$78.84
California
$172,648
$83.00
Colorado
$162,386
$78.07
Connecticut
$168,689
$81.10
Delaware
$157,819
$75.87
District of Columbia
$161,713
$77.75
Florida
$146,731
$70.54
Georgia
$152,879
$73.50
Hawaii
$216,204
$103.94
Idaho
$162,382
$78.07
Illinois
$167,739
$80.64
Indiana
$158,134
$76.03
Iowa
$172,124
$82.75
Kansas
$151,545
$72.86
Kentucky
$150,885
$72.54
Louisiana
$153,706
$73.90
Maine
$190,383
$91.53
Maryland
$158,793
$76.34
Massachusetts
$182,121
$87.56
Michigan
$162,946
$78.34
Minnesota
$187,974
$90.37
Mississippi
$161,358
$77.58
Missouri
$150,372
$72.29
Montana
$168,491
$81.01
Nebraska
$184,248
$88.58
Nevada
$171,709
$82.55
New Hampshire
$178,326
$85.73
New Jersey
$165,476
$79.56
New Mexico
$175,409
$84.33
New York
$170,220
$81.84
North Carolina
$152,498
$73.32
North Dakota
$189,413
$91.06
Ohio
$146,230
$70.30
Oklahoma
$149,680
$71.96
Oregon
$159,469
$76.67
Pennsylvania
$158,021
$75.97
Rhode Island
$168,245
$80.89
South Carolina
$149,930
$72.08
South Dakota
$175,236
$84.25
Tennessee
$147,457
$70.89
Texas
$160,640
$77.23
Utah
$162,100
$77.93
Vermont
$186,257
$89.55
Virginia
$146,807
$70.58
Washington
$170,676
$82.06
West Virginia
$160,181
$77.01
Wisconsin
$160,823
$77.32
Wyoming
$161,298
$77.55

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Highest Paying Cities For Orthopaedic Physician Assistant

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Peabody, MA
$241,656
$116.18
Columbia, MO
$192,358
$92.48

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Average Orthopaedic Physician Assistant Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $156,000
    $74.98
    +3.5%
    2020
    $151,000
    $72.39
    +3.2%
    2019
    $146,000
    $70.05
    +3.3%
    2018
    $141,000
    $67.78
    +2.4%
    2017
    $138,000
    $66.15
    +3.0%

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Pain Management Physician

    Avg. salary: $183,137

    Pain management physicians are medical doctors who diagnose and coordinate treatment while providing care for patients who are experiencing pain. By understanding the physiology of pain, these physicians are required to conduct specialized tests to diagnose complex pain conditions as well as prescribe proper medications and therapies to treat them. They must observe their patients for their ability to function and overall quality of life. Pain management physicians must also work with other healthcare professionals such as physical therapists, physiatrists, and nurses to meet all the needs of their patients.
    65,234 Pain Management Physician Jobs
    Obstetrics Gynecology Physician

    Avg. salary: $189,846

    Obstetrics Gynecology Physician is a specialist doctor in childbirth, pregnancy, and female reproductive health. Their duties include conducting tests such as pelvic exams, breast exams, and pap smears, diagnosing diseases and disorders, carrying out a patient routine check-up, prescribing treatment plans, and monitoring expectant mothers during periods of postpartum, pregnancy, and childbirth. They maintain accurate patient medical records, educate patients on reproductive healthcare and disease detection and prevention. Obstetrics Gynecology Physicians works to keep abreast with the latest innovations, best practice and collaborates with non-medical and medical teams in accomplishing its tasks.
    24,839 Obstetrics Gynecology Physician Jobs
    Physician Extender

    Avg. salary: $129,527

    Physician extenders are not physicians. However, physician extenders perform a vital task in the overall care of patients. They diagnose and treat medical conditions, document and update patient records, consult patients, and perform physical exams. They may serve either as physician assistants or nurse practitioners. In becoming a physician extender, they must be a registered nurse or must have medical experience by working in the medical field even at a lower level. They need to be a regulatory agency certified and licensed instructor in their region or state.
    44,879 Physician Extender Jobs

    Orthopaedic Physician Assistant Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for an orthopaedic physician assistant can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

    Which Companies Pay Orthopaedic Physician Assistants The Most?

    If you want to get paid the most as an orthopaedic physician assistant, being employed by a company such as Mount Sinai Health System or Aurora Health Care would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Dignity Health and Mercy also report highly competitive salaries for orthopaedic physician assistants.
    Company
    LogoRankCompanyAverage Orthopaedic Physician Assistant SalaryOrthopaedic Physician Assistant Salary Range
    1Mount Sinai Health System
    4.5
    $263,654
    $195k
    $294k
    2Aurora Health Care
    4.6
    $260,643
    $195k
    $294k
    3Dignity Health
    4.7
    $260,206
    $195k
    $294k
    4Mercy
    4.5
    $259,009
    $195k
    $294k
    5Banner Health
    4.5
    $250,672
    $195k
    $294k
    6ProMedica
    4.1
    $248,558
    $195k
    $294k

    Recently Added Orthopaedic Physician Assistant Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    The Steadman Clinic
    Orthopaedic Surgery Physician Assistant
    Orthopaedic Surgery Physician Assistant
    Vail, CO
    08/04/2021
    $100,000
    08/04/2021
    Physician Assistant-SOM: Orthopaedic Surgery-Sacramento Campus
    Davis, CA
    08/04/2021
    $138,911
    08/04/2021
    Physician Assistant-Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Portland, OR
    07/17/2021
    $110,000
    07/17/2021
    The Steadman Clinic
    Orthopaedic Surgery Physician Assistant
    Orthopaedic Surgery Physician Assistant
    Vail, CO
    07/10/2021
    $100,000
    07/10/2021
    Va Black Hills Healthcare System
    Physician-Orthopaedic Surgery-Fantastic Opportunity Where Other Vacation!
    Physician-Orthopaedic Surgery-Fantastic Opportunity Where Other Vacation!
    Conde, SD
    07/01/2021
    $350,000
    07/01/2021
    Physician-Orthopaedic Surgery-Beautiful Michigan Opportunity
    Tawas City, MI
    07/01/2021
    $550,000
    07/01/2021
    Va Black Hills Healthcare System
    Physician-Orthopaedic Surgery-Fantastic Opportunity Where Other Vacation!
    Physician-Orthopaedic Surgery-Fantastic Opportunity Where Other Vacation!
    Conde, SD
    05/23/2021
    $350,000
    05/23/2021
    Physician Assistant, Fellow-Orthopaedics
    Raleigh, NC
    03/22/2021
    $76,500
    03/22/2021
    Va Black Hills Healthcare System
    Physician-Orthopaedic Surgery-Fantastic Opportunity Where Other Vacation!
    Physician-Orthopaedic Surgery-Fantastic Opportunity Where Other Vacation!
    Conde, SD
    07/30/2020
    $350,000
    07/30/2020
    The U.S. Army Medical Recruiting Brigade
    Physician-Orthopaedic Surgery-This IS Your Call To Service-Army Reserve
    Physician-Orthopaedic Surgery-This IS Your Call To Service-Army Reserve
    Indianapolis, IN
    06/29/2020
    $75,000
    06/29/2020

    Average Orthopaedic Physician Assistant Salary by Demographic

    Orthopaedic Physician Assistant Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $186,551
    female-income
    Female Income
    $165,807
    Median Orthopaedic Physician Assistant Income by Race
    Asian orthopaedic physician assistants have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american orthopaedic physician assistants have the lowest average salary at $156,260.
    $202,000
    $193,000
    $184,000
    $175,000
    $166,000
    $157,000
    $148,000
    Unknown
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Unknown$186,486
    White$168,294
    Black or African American$156,260
    Asian$200,777
    Hispanic or Latino$169,079
    Average Orthopaedic Physician Assistant Salary by Education Level
    Orthopaedic physician assistants with a Doctorate degree earn more than those without, at $182,953 annually. With a Bachelors degree, orthopaedic physician assistants earn a median annual income of $180,903 compared to $165,807 for orthopaedic physician assistants with an Masters degree.
    $186,000
    $182,000
    $178,000
    $174,000
    $170,000
    $166,000
    $162,000
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Doctorate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Master's Degree$165,807
    Bachelor's Degree$180,903
    Doctorate Degree$182,953