Physician Assistant (PA) Salary in Phoenix, Arizona

Physician Assistants in Phoenix can expect wages of $87K per year on average. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — one-fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and around half receive dental plans. Job satisfaction for Phoenix Physician Assistants is high. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 58 percent. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$70,354 - $115,201
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$70K
$87K
$120K
MEDIAN: $86,646
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$36.34 - $61.53
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$36
$53
$62
MEDIAN: $53.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$70,354 - $115,201  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,586  
Total Pay (?
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$72,868 - $122,861  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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Hourly Rate
$36.34 - $61.53  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,586  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$72,868 - $122,861  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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Pay by Experience Level for Physician Assistant (PA) in Phoenix, Arizona

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


For Phoenix Physician Assistants, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $87K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $100K. Physician Assistants in Phoenix, Ariz. who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $108K. Physician Assistants in Phoenix who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $111K on average.

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Experience Affects Physician Assistant (PA) in Phoenix, Arizona Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$95,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Physician Assistant (PA) in Phoenix, Arizona Salaries

Emergency Medicine
up arrow 15%

Family Practice
up arrow 7%

National Average
$95,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 24%