Physician Assistant (PA) in Houston, Texas Salary

Physician Assistants in Houston pull down an average of $90K annually. Women make up the majority of Houston Physician Assistants (61 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and just over a half earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$74,299 - $119,327
(Median)
$74K
$90K
$120K
MEDIAN: $90,151
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$34.00 - $80.00
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$34
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MEDIAN: $50
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Local Salary Data (?
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Salary
$74,299 - $119,327  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,067  
Total Pay (?
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$75,897 - $124,100  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 147
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$34.00 - $80.00  
   
Overtime
$78.21  
Local Annualized Data (?
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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.


Individuals with less than five years' experience take home around $88K. In contrast, though, people who have been on the job for five to 10 years report a six-figure median of $101K. Houston Physician Assistants who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $107K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Physician Assistants in Houston, Texas 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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