Median pay for Phoenix Physician Assistants is around $92K per year. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The majority of Physician Assistants in Phoenix claim high levels of job satisfaction. Female Physician Assistants in Phoenix, Ariz. make up most of the survey respondents at 78 percent. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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MEDIAN: $91,591
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$-0.50 - $19,192  
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$77,647 - $122,291  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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$40.19 - $72.72  
   
Overtime
$54.25  
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$77,647 - $122,291  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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About Phoenix, Arizona

Maricopa County, Arizona
1,563,001
Male:
786,833 (50.3%)
Female:
776,168 (49.7%)
Phoenix (/ˈfiːnᵻks/) is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. With 1,563,025 people (as of 2015), Phoenix is the sixth most populous city nationwide, the most populous state capital in the United States, and the only state capital with a population of more than 1 million residents. Phoenix is the anchor of the Phoenix metropolitan area, also known as the Valley of the Sun, which in turn is a part of the Salt River Valley. The metropolitan area is the 12th largest by population in the United States, with approximately 4.3 million people as of 2010. In addition, Phoenix is the county seat of Maricopa County and, at 517.9 square miles (1,341 km2), it is the largest city in the state, nearly twice the size of Tucson and one of the largest cities in the United States. Settled in 1867 as an agricultural community near the confluence of the...
Phoenix:
$48,452
Arizona:
$51,492
$922
Phoenix:
$200,800
Arizona:
$194,300
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Pay by Experience Level for Physician Assistant (PA)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Whereas the median salary for inexperienced employees is approximately $90K, incomes in the five-to-10 year group are significantly higher, averaging to the comfortable six-figure sum of $108K. Phoenix Physician Assistants who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $112K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $111K on average.

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Experience Affects Physician Assistant (PA) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$97,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Physician Assistant (PA) Salaries

Emergency Medicine
up arrow 21%

Acute Care
up arrow 21%

Cardiology
up arrow 11%

Family Practice
up arrow 5%

Internal Medicine
up arrow 1%

National Average
$97,000

Pediatrics
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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