Physician Assistant (PA) Salary in Houston, Texas

The average Physician Assistant in Houston earns approximately $89K per year. Women make up a slight majority of Physician Assistants in Houston, Texas (57 percent) survey respondents. Physician Assistants in Houston largely appreciate their work and find this position highly satisfactory. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$72,084 - $115,716

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$27.72 - $82.83

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$72,084 - $115,716  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,878  
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$73,624 - $120,203  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 142
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$27.72 - $82.83  
   
Local 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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$73,624 - $120,203  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 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.


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $86K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $99K. Between one and two decades on the job, average salaries pass the six-figure mark at around $108K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $100K by contrast.

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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 16%

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 4%

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
17%
1-4 years
36%
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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