Physician Assistant (PA) in Denver, Colorado Salary

A Physician Assistant (PA) in Denver, Colorado earns an average salary of $88,768 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Acute Care is associated with high pay for this job.

$67,138 - $110,751
$67K
$89K
$110K
MEDIAN: $88,768
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$33.98 - $68.16
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$68
MEDIAN: $45.82
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Salary
$67,138 - $110,751  
   
Bonus
$4,500  
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$69,500 - $123,560  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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Hourly Rate
$33.98 - $68.16  
   
Overtime
$70.00  
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$4,500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$69,500 - $123,560  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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About Denver, Colorado

Denver County, Colorado
682,545
Male:
341,137 (50.0%)
Female:
341,408 (50.0%)
Denver (/ˈdɛnvər/), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile (5,280 ft or 1,610 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station. Denver is ranked as a Beta- world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. With a 2015 estimated...
Denver:
$58,003
Colorado:
$63,909
$1,094
Denver:
$316,700
Colorado:
$283,800
3.2%

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Pay by Experience Level for Physician Assistant (PA)

Pay by Experience for a Physician Assistant (PA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Physician Assistant (PA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 38 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physician Assistant (PA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Physician Assistant (PA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $110,000 based on 15 salaries. A Physician Assistant (PA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Physician Assistant (PA)

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Physician Assistant (PA) Salaries

▲22%

Late-Career
▲8%

National Average
$90,000

▼3%

Mid-Career
▼3%

Skills That Affect Physician Assistant (PA) Salaries

Acute Care
▲22%

Emergency Medicine
▲7%

Pain Management
▲3%

Surgery
▲1%

National Average
$90,000

Internal Medicine
▼1%


Emergency Room (ER)
▼5%

Pediatrics
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 6%