$83,810
Avg. Salary
$57.50
Avg. Hourly Rate
Help us gather more data! Is Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA) your job title? Find out what you're worth.

The average pay for an Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA) in Buffalo, New York is $57.50 per hour.

The average pay for an Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA) in Buffalo, New York is $83,810 per year.

10%
$0.00
10%
$57.50
50%
$0.00
90%
90%
MEDIAN $57.50
10%
$74k
10%
$84k
50%
$98k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $83,810

Job Description for Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA)

An orthopedic physician assistant (PA) works in clinical environment to provide physicians with assistance related to orthopedics. They perform tasks such as applying and removing splints and casts, removing sutures, changing dressings, and performing joint aspirations. Orthopedic physician assistants often need to determine a patient's need for physical therapy and may be responsible for referrals. They frequently perform rounds on behalf of the physician and report any problems back to the physician.

Read More...
Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA) Tasks
  • Assist in surgery, performing actions delegated by physician to allow her/him to focus on more technical aspects of the operation.
  • Conduct hospital rounds, write orders and perform other administrative and clerical tasks as needed.
  • Perform routine outpatient procedures and surgeries including: regional anesthesia, tendon repair, incision and drainage, and wound closure and management.
  • Assist orthopedic physician in examining and diagnosing skeletal and joint problems.

About Buffalo, New York

Erie County, New York
258,066
Male:
124,537 (48.3%)
Female:
133,529 (51.7%)
Buffalo (/ˈbʌfəloʊ/) is a city in western New York state and the county seat of Erie County, on the eastern shores of Lake Erie at the head of the Niagara River. As of 2014, Buffalo is New York state's 2nd-most populous city after New York City, with 258,703 residents. The metropolitan area has a population of 1.13 million. Buffalo grew significantly in the 19th and 20th centuries as a result of the Erie Canal, railroads and Lake Erie, providing an abundance of fresh water and an ample trade route to the midwestern United States, while grooming its economy for the grain, steel and automobile industries during the 20th century. After an economic downturn in the latter half of the 20th century, Buffalo's economy has transitioned to sectors that include financial services, technology, biomedical engineering and education. Residents of Buffalo are called "Buffalonians". The city's nicknames include "The Queen City", "The Nickel City",...
Buffalo:
$32,509
New York:
$60,850
$711
Buffalo:
$75,800
New York:
$293,500
4.3%

Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA) Job Listings

Key Stats for Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA)

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
13%

Skills That Affect Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA) Salaries

National Average
$93,000

Surgery
▼5%

Orthopedics
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: