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Physician Assistant (PA) Salary in Houston, Texas

The average Physician Assistant in Houston, Texas can expect to rake in roughly $89K annually. Most enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to about one-half. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 57 percent. For the most part, Houston Physician Assistants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$71,880 - $113,574
(Median)
$72K
$89K
$110K
MEDIAN: $88,511
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90%

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$27.62 - $83.19
(Median)
$28
$49
$83
MEDIAN: $49.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$71,880 - $113,574  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,878  
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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$73,352 - $119,359  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 139
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$27.62 - $83.19  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,878  
   
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).
)
$73,352 - $119,359  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Pay by Experience Level for Physician Assistant (PA) in Houston, Texas

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


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $86K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $98K. After 10 to 20 years, professionals can make it pretty big; the median salary sits in the six-figure neighborhood of $105K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $100K on average.

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Experience Affects Physician Assistant (PA) in Houston, Texas Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$92,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Physician Assistant (PA) in Houston, Texas Salaries

Surgery
up arrow 16%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 15%

Family Practice/Pediatrics
up arrow 8%

Family Practice
up arrow 6%

Emergency Medicine
up arrow 6%

National Average
$92,000

pain management
up arrow 2%

Internal Medicine
up arrow 3%

Pediatrics
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 13%
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