Physician Assistant (PA) in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average pay for a Physician Assistant (PA) in Chicago, Illinois is $88,025 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Acute Care and Emergency Medicine. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$67,735 - $113,094
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$88K
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MEDIAN: $88,025
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$44.28 - $54.00
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MEDIAN: $46.08
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$67,735 - $113,094  
   
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$511 - $29,361  
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$69,339 - $120,792  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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$46.08  
   
Overtime
$70.00  
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$511 - $29,361  
   
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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$69,339 - $120,792  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Key Stats for Physician Assistant (PA)

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
24%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Physician Assistant (PA) Salaries

Experienced
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲14%

National Average
$91,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Physician Assistant (PA) Salaries

Acute Care
▲17%

Emergency Medicine
▲13%

Emergency Room (ER)
▲6%

National Average
$91,000

Internal Medicine
▼1%

Orthopedics
▼4%

Family Practice
▼5%

Surgery
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
24%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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