Physician Assistant (PA) in Pittsburgh Salary

A Physician Assistant (PA) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania earns an average salary of $79,014 per year. A skill in Pain Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$66,698 - $98,845
$67K
$78K
$99K
MEDIAN: $78,148
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$33.74 - $65.00
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$65
MEDIAN: $38.25
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$0$109K
Salary $66,698 - $98,845
Bonus $4,500
Total Pay (?
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$67,430 - $109,925
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 46
Hourly Data $0$65
Hourly Rate $33.74 - $65.00
Overtime $53.03
Annual Data $0$109K
Bonus $4,500
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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$67,430 - $109,925
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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.

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Physician Assistant (PA) Tasks

  • Conduct complete physicals, provide treatment and counsel patients
  • Administer therapeutic procedures
  • Provide physicians with assistance during surgery or complicated medical procedures
  • Prescribe therapy or medication with physician approval
  • Order and interpret test results and recommend treatment of patients

About Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
304,385
Male:
149,690 (49.2%)
Female:
154,695 (50.8%)
Pittsburgh (/ˈpɪtsbərɡ/ PITS-burg) is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County. The Combined Statistical Area (CSA) population of 2,659,937 is the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia, the second-largest in Pennsylvania after Philadelphia and the 20th-largest in the U.S. Located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers, which form the Ohio River, Pittsburgh is known as both "the Steel City" for its more than 300 steel-related businesses, and as the "City of Bridges" for its 446 bridges. The city features 30 skyscrapers, two inclines, a pre-revolutionary fortification and the Point State Park at the confluence of the rivers. The city developed as a vital link of the Atlantic coast and Midwest. The mineral-rich Allegheny Mountains made the area coveted by the French and British empires, Virginia, Whiskey Rebels, and Civil War raiders. Aside from steel,...
Pittsburgh:
$41,293
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$858
Pittsburgh:
$108,400
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
4.3%

Physician Assistant (PA) Job Listings

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 $75,000 based on 30 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 $81,000 based on 11 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 $90,000 based on 8 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 $100,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Physician Assistant (PA)

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Physician Assistant (PA) Salaries

Late-Career
▲27%

Experienced
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$79,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Skills That Affect Physician Assistant (PA) Salaries

Pain Management
▲14%

Emergency Medicine
▲8%

Family Practice
▲6%

Surgery
▲5%

Internal Medicine
▲3%

Acute Care
▲2%

National Average
$79,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 21%