Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Physician Assistant (PA) is $102,944
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Physician Assistant (PA)s?
An early career Physician Assistant (PA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $107,350 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Physician Assistant (PA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,409 based on 5 salaries.
What Do Physician Assistant (PA)s Do?
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 …Read more