$85,000
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The average pay for an Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA) in Austin, Texas is $85,000 per year.

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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.

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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 Austin, Texas

Travis County, Texas
931,840
Male:
475,718 (51.1%)
Female:
456,122 (48.9%)
Austin (/ˈɒstᵻn, ˈɔː-/) is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County. It is the 11th-most populated city in the U.S and the 4th-most populated in Texas. It is the fastest growing of the 50 largest US cities and the second largest state capital city in the United States after Phoenix, Arizona. As of June 1, 2016, Austin had a population of 931,830 (U.S. Census Bureau estimate). Located in Central Texas in the foothills of Texas Hill Country, the city is home to numerous lakes, rivers, and waterways including Lady Bird Lake, Barton Springs, McKinney Falls, the Colorado River, Lake Travis, and Lake Walter E. Long. It is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock metropolitan area, which had an estimated population of 2,010,860 as of June 1, 2016. In the 1830s, pioneers began to settle the area in central Austin along the Colorado...
Austin:
$62,250
Texas:
$55,653
$1,139
Austin:
$282,700
Texas:
$152,000
3.1%

Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA) Job Listings

Key Stats for Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA)

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Less than 1 year
40%
1-4 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
20%

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
40%
1-4 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: