Entry-Level Physician Assistant (PA) Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Physician Assistant (PA) is $79,267 per year. A skill in Emergency Medicine is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Physician Assistant (PA) Total Pay (?
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$62,733 - $96,738
(Median)
63K
72K
87K
97K
MEDIAN: $79,266
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Entry-Level Physician Assistant (PA) Total Pay (?
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$30.48 - $53.07
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$62,733 - $96,738  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,191  
Profit Sharing
$596 - $13,087  
Commission
$0.00 - $43,472  
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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$63,992 - $102,865  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 6,455
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$30.48 - $53.07  
   
Overtime
$29.91 - $76.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,191  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $43,472  
Profit Sharing
$596 - $13,087  
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).
)
$63,992 - $102,865  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 6,455
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Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
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San Antonio
up arrow 5%
Houston
up arrow 4%
Dallas
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Boston
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Baltimore
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Phoenix
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Chicago
0%
National Average
$81,000
Atlanta
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Orlando
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Miami
up arrow 4%
Philadelphia
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Denver
up arrow 8%
Pittsburgh
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Physician Assistant (PA) Salaries

Emergency Medicine
up arrow 12%
Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 9%
Acute Care
up arrow 6%
Critical Care
up arrow 6%
Surgery
up arrow 5%
Dermatology
up arrow 5%
pain management
up arrow 5%
Cardiology
up arrow 3%
Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 3%
General Surgery
up arrow 2%
Internal Medicine
up arrow 1%
Orthopedics
up arrow 1%
Family Practice/Pediatrics
up arrow 1%
National Average
$81,000
Family Practice
up arrow 2%
Pediatrics
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Gender

Female
71%
female alumni
 
Male
29%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 15%
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