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Physician Assistant (PA) Salary in Houston, Texas

Median pay for Physician Assistants in Houston, Texas lies in the neighborhood of $88K per year. Women make up a slight majority of Physician Assistants in Houston (57 percent) survey respondents. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
$71,032 - $109,737
(Median)
71K
80K
98K
110K
MEDIAN: $87,688
10%
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90%

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$27.40 - $83.84
(Median)
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48
84
MEDIAN: $47.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$71,032 - $109,737  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,635  
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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$71,602 - $116,182  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 131
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.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,635  
   
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).
)
$71,602 - $116,182  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | 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.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $85K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $96K. Experienced professionals who have spent one to two decades on the job can score lucrative paychecks that average out to $104K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $98K.

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
$90,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

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

Surgery
up arrow 17%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 16%

Family Practice/Pediatrics
up arrow 8%

Emergency Medicine
up arrow 7%

National Average
$90,000

Family Practice
up arrow 1%

pain management
up arrow 1%

Pediatrics
up arrow 4%

Internal Medicine
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 13%