Physician Assistants with Acute Care skills enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($96K) annually. Total incomes of Physician Assistants with Acute Care skills incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $15K from bonuses and close to $12K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $81K and $132K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. There are more female Physician Assistants with Acute Care skills who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 68 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Physician Assistants with Acute Care skills. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$79,537 - $119,106
(Median)
$80K
$96K
$120K
MEDIAN: $96,402
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$40.34 - $66.32
(Median)
$40
$52
$66
MEDIAN: $52.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$79,537 - $119,106  
   
Bonus
$1,932 - $15,456  
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $12,164  
Commission
$24,000  
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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$81,468 - $131,558  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 369
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$34$68$102
Hourly Rate
$40.34 - $66.32  
   
Overtime
$53.65 - $99.61  
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
$1,932 - $15,456  
   
Commission
$24,000  
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $12,164  
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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$81,468 - $131,558  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 175
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Physician Assistants with Acute Care skills with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $93K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $101K. On average, Physician Assistants with Acute Care skills make $106K following one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $107K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Physician Assistant (PA) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$101,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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