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Physician Assistant (PA) Salary with Emergency Room (ER) skills (United States)

A typical Physician Assistant can expect to rake in roughly $87K annually. Overall cash earnings for Physician Assistants with Emergency Room (ER) skills stretch from $73K on the lower end to $136K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $14K from bonuses and $15K from profit sharing. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over two-fifths. Men are barely outnumbered by their female counterparts, who make up a slight majority at 57 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Physician Assistants with Emergency Room (ER) skills. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Physician Assistant (PA) with Emergency Room (ER) skills Salary (?
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$69,282 - $118,148
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MEDIAN: $87,331
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Physician Assistant (PA) with Emergency Room (ER) skills Salary (?
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$36.63 - $67.98
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$69,282 - $118,148  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,881  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $15,361  
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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$72,742 - $135,742  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 280
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$36.63 - $67.98  
   
Overtime
$24.66 - $87.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,881  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $15,361  
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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$72,742 - $135,742  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 229
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Pay by Experience Level for Physician Assistant (PA) with Emergency Room (ER) skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $88K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $106K on average — a distinctly larger sum. For Physician Assistants with Emergency Room (ER) skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $105K. Physician Assistants with Emergency Room (ER) skills who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $121K. One to nine years of experience is standard for most employees in this area; more than half of respondents fit between this range. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up around one in four of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise roughly an eighth, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than 10 percent.

Pay Difference By Location

Baltimore
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National Average
$98,000
New York
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Baltimore offers some of the highest pay in the country for Physician Assistants with Emergency Room (ER) skills, 14 percent above the national average. Those in the field find the lowest salaries in New York, 11 percent below the national average.
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Experience Affects Physician Assistant (PA) with Emergency Room (ER) skills Salaries

Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$98,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 99 votes.

Gender

Female
57%
female alumni
 
Male
43%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 20%