Physician Assistant (PA) Salary in Houston, Texas

Median pay for Physician Assistants in Houston lies in the neighborhood of $89K annually. Women make up a slight majority of Houston Physician Assistants (56 percent) survey respondents. Most Physician Assistants in Houston, Texas like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$72,219 - $115,514
(Median)
$72K
$89K
$120K
MEDIAN: $88,980
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$27.72 - $82.83
(Median)
$28
$50
$83
MEDIAN: $49.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$72,219 - $115,514  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,836  
Total Pay (?
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$73,753 - $120,061  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 144
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$27.72 - $82.83  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,836  
   
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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$73,753 - $120,061  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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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.


The average beginner in this position makes around $87K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $99K. Experienced professionals — those with 10 to 20 years in the field — see salaries in the six-figure territory, securing around $107K on average. Physician Assistants in Houston who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $100K.

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

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$92,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

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

Surgery
up arrow 15%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 14%

Emergency Medicine
up arrow 9%

Family Practice/Pediatrics
up arrow 8%

Family Practice
up arrow 5%

Internal Medicine
up arrow 1%

National Average
$92,000

pain management
up arrow 3%

Pediatrics
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 13%
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