The average salary for a Physician Assistant (PA) in Canada is C$79,482.
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Job Description for Physician Assistant (PA)
A physician assistant (PA) is a licensed medical professional and caregiver. who typically works in a clinic, doctor's office, or hospital. The PA can perform many of the routine work that doctors might otherwise perform, thus allowing the physician to spend more time with non-routine cases and patients. In many jurisdictions, a PA is licensed to perform routine diagnoses and to write prescriptions. The PA will typically be tasked with seeing patients who present with routine sicknesses or inju…Read more
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Pay by Experience Level for Physician Assistant (PA)
An entry-level Physician Assistant (PA) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$73,788 based on 12 salaries. An early career Physician Assistant (PA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$73,993 based on 70 salaries. A mid-career Physician Assistant (PA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$82,424 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Physician Assistant (PA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$89,869 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$80,000.
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Employees with Physician Assistant (PA) in their job title in Hamilton, Ontario earn an average of 13.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (10.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Mississauga, Ontario (30.8% less), Vancouver, British Columbia (18.2% less) and Calgary, Alberta (11.5% less).
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