Physician Assistant (PA) Salary in Houston, Texas

Average Houston Physician Assistants make around $89K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 57 percent. Something to celebrate is that most people in this position are highly satisfied with their jobs. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$72,152 - $115,616
(Median)
$72K
$89K
$120K
MEDIAN: $88,882
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90%

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$27.72 - $82.83
(Median)
$28
$50
$83
MEDIAN: $49.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$72,152 - $115,616  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,878  
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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$73,689 - $120,132  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 143
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 - $11,878  
   
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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$73,689 - $120,132  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 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.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $87K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $99K. Between one and two decades on the job, average salaries pass the six-figure mark at around $108K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $100K.

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

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Mid-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%

Family Practice/Pediatrics
up arrow 9%

Emergency Medicine
up arrow 9%

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 11 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 13%
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