Physician Assistant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$178,000
$125,000
Min 10%
$178,000
Median 50%
$254,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Maimonides Medical Center
Highest Paying City
New York, NY
Highest Paying State
Rhode Island
Average Experience Level
5.1 years
How much does a physician assistant make?
The national average salary for a Physician Assistant in the United States is $178,912 per year or $86.02 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $255,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $125,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Physician Assistants are in Health Care companies and Education companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Physician Assistant salaries are Rhode Island, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Delaware. The typical employment in the position spans 5.1 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
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Average Physician Assistant Salary By Location

Physician Assistants in the US makes an average salary of $178,912 per year or $86.02 per hour. The city with the highest Physician Assistant salary is New York, NY at $178,988 per year. The average entry-level salary in New York, NY is $84,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Physician Assistant salaries are Rhode Island, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Delaware. Idaho, Washington, and South Dakota have the lowest Physician Assistant salaries.

Map of Physician Assistant Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Physician Assistants earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Physician Assistant Salary By Company

Physician Assistant jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Physician Assistants are Health Care companies and Education companies. Maimonides Medical Center and St. Barnabas Hospital are the highest paying companies. If you can find a job at a company like The Brooklyn Hospital Center or Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Physician Assistants.

Physician Assistant Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Physician Assistant Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Physician Assistant can range from $156,688 to $194,947 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary 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.

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