$101,130
Avg. Salary
$47.15
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA) in San Diego, California is $47.15 per hour.

The average pay for an Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA) in San Diego, California is $101,130 per year.

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$70,469 - $139,665
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Salary $70,469 - $139,665
Bonus $4,000
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$71,490 - $139,086
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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 San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA) Job Listings

Key Stats for Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA)

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%

Skills That Affect Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA) Salaries

National Average
$102,000

Orthopedics
▼5%

Surgery
▼10%

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: