Physician Assistant (PA) in Houston, Texas Salary

Six-figure salaries are the norm for Physician Assistants in Houston, Texas , with median pay hovering around $99K per year. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Houston Physician Assistants making up 74 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$86,167 - $124,039
$86K
$100K
$120K
MEDIAN: $99,630
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$48.18 - $72.02
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MEDIAN: $55.94
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$0$133K
Salary $86,167 - $124,039
Bonus $10,000
Profit Sharing $11,163
Total Pay (?
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$87,077 - $133,590
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 52
Hourly Data $0$80
Hourly Rate $48.18 - $72.02
Overtime $77.95
Annual Data $0$133K
Bonus $10,000
Profit Sharing $11,163
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$87,077 - $133,590
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

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Pay by Experience Level for Physician Assistant (PA)

Pay by Experience for a Physician Assistant (PA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Physician Assistant (PA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 37 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physician Assistant (PA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $114,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Physician Assistant (PA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $116,000 based on 21 salaries. A Physician Assistant (PA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Physician Assistant (PA)

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Physician Assistant (PA) Salaries

Experienced
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲10%

Late-Career
▼0%

National Average
$104,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Physician Assistant (PA) Salaries

Family Practice/Pediatrics
▲16%

Acute Care
▲10%

National Average
$104,000

Family Practice
▼2%

Emergency Room (ER)
▼3%

Internal Medicine
▼3%

Surgery
▼8%

Emergency Medicine
▼8%

Pediatrics
▼12%

pain management
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 12%
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