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Physicians Assistant Salary

$112,387 (USD)

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Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Physicians Assistant is $112,387 a year and $54 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Physicians Assistant is between $78,547 and $139,601. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Physicians Assistant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Treats and provides health care services to patients under direction and responsibility of physician.
  • Evaluates patient, performs comprehensive physical examination, and gathers patient medical data, including health history and results of physical examination.
  • Administers or orders diagnostic tests, such as x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests, and interprets test results for deviations from normal.
  • Performs therapeutic procedures, such as injections, immunizations, suturing and wound care, and managing infection.
Physicians Assistant Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Physician Assistants

Job family population: 109,220

Estimated population of Physicians Assistant jobs: 97,883

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Physicians Assistant Job Listings for United States

Physician Assistant
Jun 25
Los Angeles, CA, USA
West Wilshire Medical Center
We are seeking a Physician Assistant to join our team! You will provide healthcare services, under the supervision of a physician. Responsibilities: * Assess patient health through interviews and ...
Physician Assistant - Plastic Surgery
Jun 25
Los Angeles, CA, USA
The Lyle Group, LLC
... Physicians. All job inquires are confidential. We also share industry news, trends, salary guides and assist with contract negotiations. All of our current openings can be viewed on our website at ...
Physician Assistant
Jun 21
Susanville, CA, USA
Staff Today
Staff Today Inc. is currently seeking a Physician Assistant to work at a correctional facility in Susanville, California . These are registry positions with our company Staff Today Inc.
Physician Assistant
Jun 20
Long Beach, CA, USA
Nitelines USA, Inc
Physician Assistant LOCATION: Long Beach, CA STATUS: TEMPORARY with potential to go perm FACILITY TYPE: (Lab and 4 Clinics) CLINICS: The Clinical Services Division provides critical services that ...
Physician Assistant
Jun 20
New York, NY, USA
East Manhattan Anesthesia Partners, PLLC
... physicians, surgeons, nursing staff required. SCHEDULE -Very predictable. M-F 7am-3pm. We are ... Assistant -NO weekends, NO call, NO holidays SALARY AND BENEFITS -Salary for this position is ...
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