Average Physicians Assistant Salary
|Average salary for Physician Assistants in 2015||$99,270|
|Hourly wage for Physician Assistants||$47.73|
|Top 10% of Earners||$139,540|
|Bottom 10% of Earners||$62,760|
The average salary for Physician Assistants in the USA was $99,270 in 2015, according to the Bureau for Labor Studies.
The average hourly wage for Physician Assistants is $47.73 per hour.
Physician Assistant Salary Range
Salary ranges quite significantly depending on where you live and level of experience:
- Average range across States: From a low of $51,040 in Mississippi (or $43,240 in Puerto Rico) to a high of $124,180 in Nevada. This represents a huge variance of $73,000 in earnings, even taking into consideration cost of living adjustments.
- Average range across Metro Areas: From a low of $40,360 in Lafayette, Louisiana, to a high of $163,070 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
- Top earners to bottom earners: The bottom 10% of those working as Physician Assistants earned an average of $62,760, whilst the top 10% earned an average of $139,540.
- The highest earners overall in the industry are those in Manhattan, Kansas where the top 10% of there earn an average salary of $186,980.
Top 5 States For Physician Assistants
The table below illustrates the States in which Physician Assistants earn the most – taking into consideration cost of living adjustments for each State.
|State||Salary||Above Average||Hourly Wage|
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