The average salary for a Physician Assistant (PA) with Surgery skills is $100,180.
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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 Acute Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Orthopedics, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine and 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 $90,346 based on 147 salaries. An early career Physician Assistant (PA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,642 based on 377 salaries. A mid-career Physician Assistant (PA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $107,670 based on 199 salaries. An experienced Physician Assistant (PA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $113,377 based on 185 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $114,923.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Physician Assistant (PA) in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 4.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (3.8% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Baltimore, Maryland (8.0% less), Denver, Colorado (5.7% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (0.7% less).
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