Physician Assistant (PA) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary

The average salary for a Physician Assistant (PA) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $87,164 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Emergency Medicine, Surgery, and Emergency Room (ER).

$63,023 - $110,642
$63K
$88K
$110K
MEDIAN: $87,735
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$36.30 - $57.00
$50
MEDIAN: $50.32
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$63,023 - $110,642  
   
Bonus
$5,000  
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$62,438 - $115,118  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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$50.32  
   
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$62,438 - $115,118  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
1,567,442
Male:
741,270 (47.3%)
Female:
826,172 (52.7%)
Philadelphia (/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most populous in the United States, with an estimated population in 2014 of 1,560,297. In the Northeastern United States, at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley, a metropolitan area home to 7.2 million people and the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. In 1682, William Penn founded the city to serve as capital of the Pennsylvania Colony. Philadelphia played an instrumental role in the American Revolution as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787. Philadelphia was one of the nation's capitals in the Revolutionary War, and served as temporary U.S. capital while Washington, D.C., was under construction. In the 19th century, Philadelphia became a major industrial center...
Philadelphia:
$41,233
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$952
Philadelphia:
$150,700
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
6.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Physician Assistant (PA)

Pay by Experience for a Physician Assistant (PA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Physician Assistant (PA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 34 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physician Assistant (PA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Physician Assistant (PA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 10 salaries. A Physician Assistant (PA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 19 salaries.

Key Stats for Physician Assistant (PA)

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Physician Assistant (PA) Salaries

Experienced
▲20%

Late-Career
▲16%

Mid-Career
▲11%

National Average
$90,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Physician Assistant (PA) Salaries

Surgery
▲17%

Emergency Medicine
▲17%

Emergency Room (ER)
▲11%

Internal Medicine
▼0%

National Average
$90,000

Orthopedics
▼1%

Pediatrics
▼8%

Family Practice
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 14%
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