Mid-Career Physician Assistant (PA) Salary

Salaries for Mid-Career Physician Assistants are generous, with average pay above six figures ($98K) per year. Cash earnings for Mid-Career Physician Assistants — including $20K in bonuses and $15K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $81K to $134K depending on individual performance. Approximately one in five of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and the greater part claim dental coverage as well. Most Mid-Career Physician Assistants like their work and job satisfaction is high. Female Mid-Career Physician Assistants make up most of the survey respondents at 74 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$77,214 - $121,808
$77K
$98K
$120K
MEDIAN: $97,504
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50%
90%

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$41.77 - $71.77
$42
$52
$72
MEDIAN: $51.83
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$0$134K
Salary $77,214 - $121,808
Bonus $1,037 - $20,191
Profit Sharing $2,576 - $15,101
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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$80,575 - $134,021
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,268
Hourly Data $0$99
Hourly Rate $41.77 - $71.77
Overtime $23.49 - $99.50
Annual Data $0$134K
Bonus $1,037 - $20,191
Profit Sharing $2,576 - $15,101
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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$80,575 - $134,021
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 431

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Physician Assistant (PA) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $101,147

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Mid-Career Physician Assistants will find that Augusta offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 22 percent. Mid-Career Physician Assistants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+13 percent), Los Angeles (+13 percent), Atlanta (+9 percent), and Phoenix (+7 percent). Salt Lake City ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 14 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Denver (13 percent lower) and Cleveland (12 percent lower).

Key Stats for Physician Assistant (PA)

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 179 votes.
5-9 years
76%
10-19 years
24%
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Skills That Affect Physician Assistant (PA) Salaries

Emergency Medicine
▲11%

Emergency Room (ER)
▲10%

▲6%

Patient Education
▲2%

Orthopedics
▲1%

Family Practice/Pediatrics
▲1%

Critical Care
▲1%

Oncology
▲1%

Acute Care
▼0%

Cardiology
▼0%

General Surgery
▼0%

National Average
$101,000

pain management
▼1%

Internal Medicine
▼3%


Pediatrics
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 179 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 21%
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