Physician Assistant (PA) with Acute Care Skills Salary

Wages for Physician Assistants with Acute Care skills are generous, with average pay above six figures ($96K) per year. In the world of Physician Assistants with Acute Care skills, overall income ranges from $82K near the bottom to $133K at the top; this can include more than $15K from bonuses and more than $22K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Job satisfaction for Physician Assistants with Acute Care skills is high. There are more female Physician Assistants with Acute Care skills who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 66 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$79,412 - $119,092
$79K
$96K
$120K
MEDIAN: $96,271
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$41.24 - $67.33
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MEDIAN: $52.06
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$79,412 - $119,092  
   
Bonus
$1,622 - $15,397  
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $21,852  
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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$81,643 - $132,627  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 360
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$34$68$102
Hourly Rate
$41.24 - $67.33  
   
Overtime
$53.79 - $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
$1,622 - $15,397  
   
Commission
$24,000  
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $21,852  
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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$81,643 - $132,627  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 175

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Pay by Experience Level for Physician Assistant (PA)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Physician Assistants with Acute Care skills, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. 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. Physician Assistants with Acute Care skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $106K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $109K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Key Stats for Physician Assistant (PA)

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 68 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Physician Assistant (PA) Salaries

Late-Career
▲8%

Experienced
▲5%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$101,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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