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Physician Assistant (PA) Salary in Houston, Texas

Physician Assistants in Houston take home approximately $88K annually on average. Women make up a slight majority of Houston Physician Assistants (56 percent) survey respondents. The majority of Physician Assistants in Houston, Texas claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$70,999 - $112,303
(Median)
$71K
$88K
$110K
MEDIAN: $88,340
10%
50%
90%

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$27.40 - $83.84
(Median)
$27
$49
$84
MEDIAN: $49.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary 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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$70,999 - $112,303  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,745  
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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$72,221 - $118,063  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 137
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$27.40 - $83.84  
   
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.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,745  
   
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).
)
$72,221 - $118,063  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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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 $86K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $99K. Experienced professionals who have spent one to two decades on the job can score lucrative paychecks that average out to $105K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $99K.

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

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$91,000

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 10%

Emergency Medicine
up arrow 6%

Family Practice
up arrow 3%

National Average
$91,000

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 14 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 14%