Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Physician Assistant make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$110,070 / yrTotal Pay
$87,151 / yrBase Pay
$22,918 / yrAdditional Pay

$110,070

 / yr
$6K$5M
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The estimated total pay for a Physician Assistant is $110,070 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $87,151 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $22,918 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$110,070 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Physician Assistant?

Some related job titles are Orthopedic Physician Assistant Salaries with median pay of $157,548, Physician Assistant Orthopedic Surgery Salaries with median pay of $224,651, Physician Assistant (Cardiothoracic Surgery) Salaries with median pay of $188,449, Physician (Plastic Surgery) Salaries with median pay of $82,802.

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NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
4.0

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Physician Assistant

$118,756

 /yr
Range: $100K - $168K

$100K

$168K

$99,714 - $167,529 Range

Mount Sinai Health System
3.6

Mount Sinai Health System

Physician Assistant

$123,496

 /yr
Range: $90K - $169K

$90K

$169K

$90,211 - $168,727 Range

Kaiser Permanente
3.9

Kaiser Permanente

Physician Assistant

$159,015

 /yr
Range: $58K - $240K

$58K

$240K

$57,830 - $240,055 Range

TeamHealth
3.4

TeamHealth

Physician Assistant - Hourly

$67

 /hr
Range: $48 - $100

$48

$100

$48 - $100 Range

UPMC
3.3

UPMC

Physician Assistant

$96,594

 /yr
Range: $68K - $140K

$68K

$140K

$67,814 - $139,748 Range

US Navy
3.7

US Navy

Physician Assistant

$134,392

 /yr
Range: $65K - $160K

$65K

$160K

$65,021 - $159,657 Range

Montefiore Medical
3.6

Montefiore Medical

Physician Assistant

$106,750

 /yr
Range: $95K - $143K

$95K

$143K

$94,682 - $142,842 Range

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US Army
3.8

US Army

Physician Assistant

$117,521

 /yr
Range: $48K - $158K

$48K

$158K

$47,978 - $158,282 Range

Ascension
3.5

Ascension

Physician Assistant

$117,241

 /yr
Range: $63K - $184K

$63K

$184K

$63,227 - $184,431 Range

Vituity
3.9

Vituity

Physician Assistant - Hourly

$69

 /hr
Range: $13 - $94

$13

$94

$13 - $94 Range

Northwell Health
4.0

Northwell Health

Physician Assistant

$121,522

 /yr
Range: $105K - $243K

$105K

$243K

$104,873 - $243,220 Range

Cleveland Clinic
3.8

Cleveland Clinic

Physician Assistant

$110,897

 /yr
Range: $94K - $178K

$94K

$178K

$94,320 - $177,917 Range

US Department of Veterans Affairs
3.7

$129,401

 /yr
Range: $79K - $185K

$79K

$185K

$78,922 - $184,836 Range

Concentra
3.2

Concentra

Physician Assistant

$131,986

 /yr
Range: $94K - $170K

$94K

$170K

$93,505 - $169,895 Range

NYU Langone Health
4.0

NYU Langone Health

Physician Assistant

$137,517

 /yr
Range: $104K - $171K

$104K

$171K

$103,909 - $170,794 Range

Envision Healthcare
3.2

Envision Healthcare

Physician Assistant - Hourly

$77

 /hr
Range: $52 - $101

$52

$101

$52 - $101 Range

FastMed Urgent Care
2.3

FastMed Urgent Care

Physician Assistant - Hourly

$62

 /hr
Range: $55 - $78

$55

$78

$55 - $78 Range

Baylor Scott & White Health
3.8

Baylor Scott & White Health

Physician Assistant

$124,231

 /yr
Range: $100K - $166K

$100K

$166K

$100,431 - $166,428 Range

Geisinger
3.5

Geisinger

Physician Assistant

$106,620

 /yr
Range: $97K - $163K

$97K

$163K

$96,743 - $163,034 Range

HCA Healthcare
3.4

HCA Healthcare

Physician Assistant

$119,976

 /yr
Range: $84K - $177K

$84K

$177K

$84,302 - $176,725 Range

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$65

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8 days ago by a Physician Assistant with 1 to 3 years of experience

$70

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8 days ago by a Physician Assistant, PA-C with 1 to 3 years of experience

$53,000

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8 days ago by a Physician Assistant with 1 to 3 years of experience

$58

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8 days ago by a Physician Assistant with 4 to 6 years of experience

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$136,000

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8 days ago by a Physician Assistant, PA-C with 10 to 14 years of experience

$76

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8 days ago by a Physician Assistant, PA-C with 10 to 14 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Physician Assistant salaries

The national average salary for a Physician Assistant is $96,912 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Physician Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 401 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Physician Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Physician Assistant in United States is $153,820 per year.

The lowest salary for a Physician Assistant in United States is $61,058 per year.

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