Average Physician Assistant (PA) Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$92,971
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$5,500
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The average salary for a Physician Assistant (PA) in Chicago, Illinois is $92,971.
10%
$78k
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$93k
50%
$117k
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MEDIAN $92,971
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$78k - $117k
Bonus
$1k - $20k
Total Pay
$79k - $129k

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Job Description for Physician Assistant (PA)

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Physician Assistant (PA). Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Physician Assistant (PA)
Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA)
Dermatology Physician Assistant
Cardiothoracic Physician Assistant
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Popular Skills for Physician Assistant (PA)

Skills in Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Orthopedics and Surgery are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Family Practice.

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 $86,159 based on 44 salaries. An early career Physician Assistant (PA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,262 based on 67 salaries. A mid-career Physician Assistant (PA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $104,609 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Physician Assistant (PA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $105,979 based on 37 salaries.
Employees with Physician Assistant (PA) in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 13.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (8.1% more) and New York, New York (5.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (12.5% less) and Denver, Colorado (0.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 182 survey responses.
Entry Level
24.2%
Early Career
36.8%
Mid Career
18.7%
Experienced
20.3%