Physician Assistant salary in the United States

Average salary
$107,500/yr
Based on 21,930 income tax records
$36,000
$174,500
Age:
Average salary by age
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26-35
36-45
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$88K
 
$104K
 
$113K
 
$119K
 
$118K
$36,000
$174,500
How much do Physician Assistants make?
The average total salary for a Physician Assistant is $107,500 per year. This is based on data from 21,930 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Physician Assistant and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Physician Assistant salary can vary between $36,000 to $174,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Physician Assistant salary by location

Physician Assistant salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Permanente Medicine, Los Angeles County, CA
13 income tax records
$194,500/yr
$154K – $247K
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Stanford Health Care, Santa Clara County, CA
12 income tax records
$188,500/yr
$92K – $239K
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Mental Health Systems, Pierce County, WA
14 income tax records
$146,000/yr
$29K – $171K
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Franciscan Medical Group, Pierce County, WA
13 income tax records
$142,500/yr
$108K – $157K
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Emory Healthcare, DeKalb County, GA
30 income tax records
$138,000/yr
$54K – $181K
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Mmc International, Los Angeles County, CA
11 income tax records
$138,000/yr
$120K – $161K
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Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer, New York County, NY
20 income tax records
$137,000/yr
$112K – $150K
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Family Healthcare Network, Tulare County, CA
11 income tax records
$136,500/yr
$56K – $171K
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Hartford Hospital, Hartford County, CT
18 income tax records
$135,000/yr
$41K – $155K
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Trinity Health, Hartford County, CT
12 income tax records
$135,000/yr
$52K – $140K
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Wellstar Health System, Cobb County, GA
10 income tax records
$133,500/yr
$103K – $162K
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Providence, Multnomah County, OR
19 income tax records
$133,000/yr
$28K – $172K
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Swedish Health Services, King County, WA
14 income tax records
$132,500/yr
$112K – $183K
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Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven County, CT
26 income tax records
$132,500/yr
$79K – $202K
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Scripps Clinic Medical Group, San Diego County, CA
22 income tax records
$121,000/yr
$78K – $142K
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Novant Health, Mecklenburg County, NC
37 income tax records
$120,500/yr
$80K – $151K
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Oregon Health & Science University, Multnomah County, OR
35 income tax records
$117,500/yr
$75K – $164K
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Hhc Physicianscare, Hartford County, CT
20 income tax records
$117,500/yr
$78K – $179K
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Mount Sinai Hospital, New York County, NY
26 income tax records
$117,500/yr
$96K – $168K
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Trustees Of The University Of, Philadelphia County, PA
39 income tax records
$116,000/yr
$58K – $142K
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Banner Medical Group, Maricopa County, AZ
22 income tax records
$114,500/yr
$84K – $132K
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Indiana University Health, Marion County, IN
20 income tax records
$113,500/yr
$92K – $130K
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Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health, Lancaster County, PA
21 income tax records
$113,000/yr
$80K – $137K
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St Lukes Physician Group, Lehigh County, PA
23 income tax records
$112,500/yr
$92K – $130K
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WakeMed, Wake County, NC
28 income tax records
$112,000/yr
$82K – $148K
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Mecklenburg County, NC
71 income tax records
$110,500/yr
$44K – $153K
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The University Of Texas Health Science Center At Houston, Harris County, TX
31 income tax records
$110,500/yr
$26K – $132K
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Texas Children's Hospital, Harris County, TX
37 income tax records
$107,500/yr
$52K – $136K
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Northwestern Medicine, Cook County, IL
48 income tax records
$107,500/yr
$82K – $147K
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MaineHealth, Cumberland County, ME
42 income tax records
$107,500/yr
$48K – $167K
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Rochester Regional Health, Monroe County, NY
38 income tax records
$107,000/yr
$27K – $124K
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Baylor College Of Medicine, Harris County, TX
26 income tax records
$107,000/yr
$52K – $137K
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Advocate Health Care, Cook County, IL
20 income tax records
$106,500/yr
$70K – $125K
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University Of Washington, King County, WA
30 income tax records
$106,000/yr
$73K – $126K
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University Of Utah, Salt Lake County, UT
43 income tax records
$105,500/yr
$53K – $137K
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NorthShore University HealthSystem, Cook County, IL
36 income tax records
$105,500/yr
$52K – $138K
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Beaumont Health, Oakland County, MI
26 income tax records
$104,500/yr
$67K – $119K
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Duke University, Wake County, NC
43 income tax records
$104,500/yr
$60K – $158K
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Moffitt Cancer Center, Hillsborough County, FL
21 income tax records
$104,000/yr
$37K – $122K
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Carilion Clinic, Roanoke County, VA
25 income tax records
$101,500/yr
$52K – $120K
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UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas County, TX
34 income tax records
$101,500/yr
$56K – $122K
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Dean Health System, Dane County, WI
34 income tax records
$101,500/yr
$59K – $143K
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Ochsner Health, Orleans County, LA
20 income tax records
$100,000/yr
$60K – $140K
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UW Health, Dane County, WI
33 income tax records
$100,000/yr
$63K – $129K
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Spectrum Health, Kent County, MI
39 income tax records
$99,500/yr
$83K – $136K
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Parkland Health & Hospital System, Dallas County, TX
20 income tax records
$97,500/yr
$70K – $137K
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University Of Florida Health, Alachua County, FL
27 income tax records
$97,000/yr
$37K – $117K
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Allegheny Clinic, Allegheny County, PA
41 income tax records
$94,500/yr
$64K – $105K
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University Of Rochester, Monroe County, NY
45 income tax records
$90,500/yr
$34K – $128K
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The Ohio State University, Franklin County, OH
22 income tax records
$83,500/yr
$68K – $105K

Physician Assistant demographics in United States

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45% are single
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55% are married
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41% have kids
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62% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Physician Assistants in United States

21,930 full-time salaries from 2019
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FAQS
The average salary for a physician assistant in the United States is $107,500 per year. Physician assistant salaries in the United States can vary between $36,000 to $174,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 21,930 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as physician assistant.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for physician assistants in the United States: Permanente Medicine ($194,500 a year), Stanford Health Care ($188,500 a year), and Mental Health Systems ($146,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for physician assistants in the United States: San Jose Metro Area, CA ($142,500 a year), San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($142,000 a year), and Riverside Metro Area, CA ($132,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.