A Physician Assistant (PA) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania earns an average salary of $78,698 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Emergency Medicine, Pain Management, and Surgery.

$66,184 - $100,562
(Median)
$66K
$79K
$100K
MEDIAN: $78,698
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$35.10 - $52.38
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MEDIAN: $39.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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Salary
$66,184 - $100,562  
   
Bonus
$5,000  
Commission
$35,000  
Total Pay (?
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$68,076 - $105,775  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 56
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$39.98  
   
Overtime
$48.30  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$5,000  
   
Commission
$35,000  
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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$68,076 - $105,775  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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Pay by Experience Level for Physician Assistant (PA)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Physician Assistant (PA) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$82,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Physician Assistant (PA) Salaries

Emergency Medicine
up arrow 11%

Surgery
up arrow 10%

Pain Management
up arrow 10%

National Average
$82,000

Internal Medicine
up arrow 1%

Acute Care
up arrow 1%

Family Practice
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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