The average salary for a Physician Assistant (PA) in Tucson, Arizona is $94,440.
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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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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 $89,243 based on 6 salaries. An early career Physician Assistant (PA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Physician Assistant (PA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,996 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $94,438.
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Employees with Physician Assistant (PA) in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 12.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (7.6% more) and New York, New York (5.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (2.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.6% less).
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