The average salary for a Physician Assistant (PA) with Family Practice/Pediatrics skills is $91,789.
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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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Popular Skills for Physician Assistant (PA)
Skills in Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Acute Care and Orthopedics are correlated to pay that is above average.
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 $83,461 based on 58 salaries. An early career Physician Assistant (PA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,559 based on 122 salaries. A mid-career Physician Assistant (PA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,718 based on 80 salaries. An experienced Physician Assistant (PA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,324 based on 98 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $98,199.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Physician Assistant (PA) in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 30.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (16.9% more) and Portland, Oregon (6.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (7.4% less), Chicago, Illinois (7.4% less) and Denver, Colorado (0.7% less).
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