Physician Assistant (PA) Salary with Acute Care skills (United States)

Physician Assistants with Acute Care skills pull down an average of $93,337 per year. Pay generally spreads from $75,412 to $123,372 per year. Total cash compensation approaches anywhere from $71,657 on the lower end to $112,911 on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $14,566 from bonuses and upwards of $30K from profit sharing. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Benefits are common in this line of work, with most reporting medical and dental coverage and about half collecting vision insurance. Most Physician Assistants with Acute Care skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.
Physician Assistant (PA) with Acute Care skills Salary (?
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$71,657 - $112,911
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MEDIAN: $88,640
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Physician Assistant (PA) with Acute Care skills Salary (?
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$37.38 - $62.78
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MEDIAN: $46.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$71,657 - $112,911  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,566  
Profit Sharing
$371.20 - $29,590  
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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$75,412 - $123,372  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 388
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$37.38 - $62.78  
   
Overtime
$39.89 - $86.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,566  
   
Profit Sharing
$371.20 - $29,590  
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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$75,412 - $123,372  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 156
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Pay by Experience Level for Physician Assistant (PA) with Acute Care skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Physician Assistants with Acute Care skills, experience is not a major factor in determining pay, and incremental pay growth is standard. Starting out, salaries fall in the $88K range but grow to $100K after five to 10 years. After 10 to 20 years, compensation comes in at $100K. Physician Assistants with Acute Care skills experience only minor salary growth after working for two decades, bringing in around $103K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 23 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 11 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 14 percent. More than half of respondents report having between one and nine years of experience in this field.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Los Angeles
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Dallas
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National Average
$93,000
San Antonio
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Baltimore
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Columbus
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Charlotte
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Honolulu
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Home to some of the best pay for Physician Assistants with Acute Care skills, New York offers exceptional salaries, 9 percent above the national average. Physician Assistants with Acute Care skills will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+5 percent). Honolulu ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 4 percent below the national average. Workers in Charlotte and Columbus earn less than others in this profession; their -3 percent and -2 percent-salaries fall short of the national average.

Experience Affects Physician Assistant (PA) with Acute Care skills Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$93,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 122 votes.

Gender

Female
60%
female alumni
 
Male
40%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 18%
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