Median pay for Mid-Career Physician Assistants lies in the neighborhood of $95K per year. Total cash compensation to Mid-Career Physician Assistants approaches anywhere from $79K on the lower end to $130K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $20K from bonuses and upwards of $15K from profit sharing. Most Mid-Career Physician Assistants survey respondents are women (73 percent). Health benefits are not claimed by all — approximately one-fifth lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$75,858 - $119,212
(Median)
$76K
$95K
$120K
MEDIAN: $95,363
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90%

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$40.67 - $69.74
(Median)
$41
$51
$70
MEDIAN: $51.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$75,858 - $119,212  
   
Bonus
$1,221 - $19,916  
Profit Sharing
$2,534 - $14,795  
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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$78,708 - $129,539  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,262
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$40.67 - $69.74  
   
Overtime
$10.34 - $97.25  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,221 - $19,916  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,534 - $14,795  
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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$78,708 - $129,539  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 410
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $99,000

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For Mid-Career Physician Assistants, Augusta provides a pay rate that is 25 percent greater than the national average. Mid-Career Physician Assistants will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+16 percent), Phoenix (+9 percent), San Antonio (+5 percent), and Dallas (+4 percent). In Pittsburgh, salaries are 18 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Salt Lake City and Denver are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 12 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively.

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Skills That Affect Physician Assistant (PA) Salaries

Emergency Medicine
up arrow 13%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 12%

Surgery
up arrow 5%

Family Practice/Pediatrics
up arrow 4%

Critical Care
up arrow 3%

Oncology
up arrow 3%

Patient Education
up arrow 3%

Acute Care
up arrow 2%

Orthopedics
up arrow 2%

General Surgery
up arrow 2%

Cardiology
0%

National Average
$99,000

Internal Medicine
up arrow 1%

pain management
up arrow 1%

Family Practice
up arrow 3%

Pediatrics
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 140 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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