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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Physician Assistant make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$111,090 / yrTotal Pay
$90,916 / yrBase Pay
$20,174 / yrAdditional Pay

$111,090

 / yr
$59K$329K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Physician Assistant is $111,090 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $90,916 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 $20,174 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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What are some related job titles for Physician Assistant?

Some related job titles are Orthopedic Physician Assistant Salaries with median pay of $119,639, Physician Assistant Orthopedic Surgery Salaries with median pay of $160,305, Physician Assistant (Cardiothoracic Surgery) Salaries with median pay of $130,657, Physician (Plastic Surgery) Salaries with median pay of $127,376.

What are total pay estimates for a Physician Assistant at different companies?

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NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
4.0
Physician Assistant114 salaries1,768 open jobs

$94,441

 / yr

$92,804

 / yr

$103,933

 / yr
TeamHealth
3.4
Physician Assistant84 salaries1,507 open jobs

$7,947

 / mo
UPMC
3.3
Physician Assistant82 salaries6,587 open jobs

$101,591

 / yr
US Navy
3.7
Physician Assistant66 salaries98 open jobs

$85,368

 / yr

$118,152

 / yr

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US Army
3.8
Physician Assistant63 salaries2,501 open jobs

$88,051

 / yr

$97,613

 / yr
Ascension
3.4
Physician Assistant59 salaries8,298 open jobs

$74,660

 / yr
Vituity
4.0
Physician Assistant55 salaries28 open jobs

$8,547

 / mo

$88,911

 / yr

$87,633

 / yr
Concentra
3.1
Physician Assistant47 salaries1,448 open jobs

$96,522

 / yr

$94,322

 / yr

$8,740

 / mo

$7,100

 / mo

$86,366

 / yr
Geisinger
3.6
Physician Assistant35 salaries2,652 open jobs

$114,329

 / yr

$87,915

 / yr
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Recent physician assistant Salaries

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Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Physician Assistant, PA-C

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$65

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Physician Assistant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$6,000

/mo

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Physician Assistant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$102,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Physician Assistant, PA-C

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$114,784

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Physician Assistant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$92,500

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Physician Assistant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$105,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Physician Assistant

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$108,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Physician Assistant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$10

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday

Physician Assistant pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Physician Assistant is $90,916 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Physician Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 7816 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Physician Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Physician Assistant in United States is $145,104 per year.

The lowest salary for a Physician Assistant in United States is $56,964 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Physician Assistant or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Physician Assistant.