$85,427
Avg. Salary
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 St. Louis, Missouri is {{pay}} per hour.

The average pay for an Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA) in St. Louis, Missouri is $85,427 per year.

$0.00
10%
$0.00
50%
$0.00
90%
MEDIAN $0.00
$71k
10%
$85k
50%
$109k
90%
MEDIAN $85,427

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 St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis city, Missouri
315,685
Male:
153,026 (48.5%)
Female:
162,659 (51.5%)
St. Louis (/seɪnt ˈluːɪs/) is an independent city in the U.S. state of Missouri, built along the western bank of the Mississippi River, on the border with Illinois. The city has an estimated 2015 population of 315,685, and is the cultural and economic center of the Greater St. Louis area, which is home to 2,916,447 people, and is the largest metropolitan area in Missouri and the 19th-largest in the United States. Prior to European settlement, the area was a major regional center of Native American Mississippian culture. The city of St. Louis was founded in 1764 by French fur traders Pierre Laclède and Auguste Chouteau, and named after Louis IX of France. The area was ceded to Spain following France's defeat in the Seven Years' War (the area east of the Mississippi was ceded to Britain). In 1800, Spanish Louisiana was retroceded back to France. In 1803, the United States acquired...
St. Louis:
$38,397
Missouri:
$50,238
$767
St. Louis:
$130,800
Missouri:
$147,800
6.2%

Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA) Job Listings

Key Stats for Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA)

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 33%