Physician Assistant (PA) in Houston, Texas Salary

Median pay for Physician Assistants in Houston, Texas is around $90K per year. A large number enjoy medical while over one-half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than two-fifths. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. There are more female Physician Assistants in Houston who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 61 percent. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$74,299 - $119,327
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$74K
$90K
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MEDIAN: $90,151
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$34.00 - $80.00
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Salary
$74,299 - $119,327  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,067  
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$75,897 - $124,100  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 147
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$34.00 - $80.00  
   
Overtime
$78.21  
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,067  
   
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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$75,897 - $124,100  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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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.


In this occupation, salaries for the relatively untested average out to $88K, but folks in the five-to-10 year range enjoy a much heftier median of $101K. Physician Assistants in Houston, Texas bring in $107K after working for 10 to 20 years. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Houston Physician Assistants report making only $100K on average.

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Experience Affects Physician Assistant (PA) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$93,000


Skills That Affect Physician Assistant (PA) Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 13%

Family Practice/Pediatrics
up arrow 7%

Family Practice
up arrow 4%

Emergency Medicine
up arrow 3%

Surgery
up arrow 3%

National Average
$93,000

Internal Medicine
up arrow 1%

Pediatrics
up arrow 2%

pain management
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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