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Physician Assistant salary in the United States

Average salary
$105,000/yr
Based on 12,972 income tax records
$35,500
$167,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$35,500
$167,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Physician Assistant in the United States is $105,000 per year. These insights are exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 12,972 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported this type of occupation. Physician Assistant salaries in the United States can vary between $35,500 to $167,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Physician Assistant salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
129 income tax records
$136,000/yr
$102K – $158K
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Las Vegas Metro Area, NV
55 income tax records
$125,500/yr
$115K – $152K
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Riverside Metro Area, CA
70 income tax records
$122,500/yr
$102K – $143K
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Sacramento Metro Area, CA
57 income tax records
$122,500/yr
$91K – $145K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
231 income tax records
$121,500/yr
$104K – $139K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
185 income tax records
$120,500/yr
$100K – $141K
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Portland Metro Area, OR
162 income tax records
$117,500/yr
$104K – $131K
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New Haven Metro Area, CT
57 income tax records
$116,000/yr
$91K – $131K
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New York Metro Area, NY
566 income tax records
$115,000/yr
$95K – $129K
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Orlando Metro Area, FL
126 income tax records
$114,500/yr
$90K – $131K
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Hartford Metro Area, CT
93 income tax records
$112,500/yr
$86K – $130K
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Boise City Metro Area, ID
61 income tax records
$112,000/yr
$98K – $126K
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Oklahoma City Metro Area, OK
72 income tax records
$111,500/yr
$94K – $136K
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Minneapolis Metro Area, MN
200 income tax records
$111,000/yr
$93K – $125K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
113 income tax records
$110,500/yr
$91K – $129K
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San Antonio Metro Area, TX
108 income tax records
$109,000/yr
$90K – $127K
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Richmond Metro Area, VA
62 income tax records
$109,000/yr
$91K – $128K
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Phoenix Metro Area, AZ
252 income tax records
$108,500/yr
$90K – $126K
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Albany Metro Area, NY
73 income tax records
$107,500/yr
$92K – $126K
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Providence Metro Area, RI
58 income tax records
$107,500/yr
$86K – $136K
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Dallas Metro Area, TX
347 income tax records
$107,000/yr
$92K – $120K
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Portland Metro Area, ME
60 income tax records
$106,500/yr
$90K – $118K
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Baltimore Metro Area, MD
183 income tax records
$105,500/yr
$92K – $121K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
267 income tax records
$105,500/yr
$92K – $123K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
371 income tax records
$105,000/yr
$92K – $122K
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Indianapolis Metro Area, IN
117 income tax records
$105,000/yr
$89K – $117K
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Philadelphia Metro Area, PA
307 income tax records
$104,500/yr
$92K – $117K
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Salt Lake City Metro Area, UT
77 income tax records
$104,000/yr
$87K – $127K
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Cleveland Metro Area, OH
83 income tax records
$103,500/yr
$93K – $112K
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Atlanta Metro Area, GA
259 income tax records
$102,500/yr
$88K – $126K
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Jacksonville Metro Area, FL
108 income tax records
$102,500/yr
$88K – $122K
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Allentown Metro Area, PA
72 income tax records
$102,000/yr
$93K – $112K
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Houston Metro Area, TX
278 income tax records
$102,000/yr
$89K – $114K
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Chicago Metro Area, IL
334 income tax records
$101,000/yr
$86K – $116K
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Miami Metro Area, FL
154 income tax records
$101,000/yr
$82K – $117K
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Grand Rapids Metro Area, MI
80 income tax records
$100,500/yr
$88K – $112K
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Tampa Metro Area, FL
172 income tax records
$100,500/yr
$85K – $114K
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Charlotte Metro Area, NC
180 income tax records
$100,500/yr
$86K – $120K
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Austin Metro Area, TX
123 income tax records
$100,500/yr
$88K – $118K
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Madison Metro Area, WI
58 income tax records
$99,000/yr
$85K – $112K
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Cincinnati Metro Area, OH
56 income tax records
$99,000/yr
$74K – $110K
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Raleigh Metro Area, NC
147 income tax records
$99,000/yr
$89K – $112K
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Durham Metro Area, NC
76 income tax records
$98,500/yr
$84K – $113K
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Denver Metro Area, CO
307 income tax records
$98,500/yr
$84K – $112K
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Columbus Metro Area, OH
81 income tax records
$98,500/yr
$87K – $114K
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Virginia Beach Metro Area, VA
109 income tax records
$98,000/yr
$83K – $127K
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Rochester Metro Area, NY
100 income tax records
$97,500/yr
$84K – $109K
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Detroit Metro Area, MI
174 income tax records
$95,500/yr
$80K – $106K
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Milwaukee Metro Area, WI
109 income tax records
$95,500/yr
$79K – $111K
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Pittsburgh Metro Area, PA
193 income tax records
$89,000/yr
$77K – $101K

Physician Assistant salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Swedish Health Services, King County, WA
12 income tax records
$138,000/yr
$121K – $153K
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NYU Langone Health, New York County, NY
13 income tax records
$131,500/yr
$112K – $148K
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Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven County, CT
13 income tax records
$127,000/yr
$111K – $141K
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Providence, Multnomah County, OR
11 income tax records
$126,000/yr
$115K – $134K
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Proliance Surgeons, King County, WA
10 income tax records
$125,000/yr
$118K – $141K
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Mount Sinai Hospital, New York County, NY
10 income tax records
$123,500/yr
$110K – $152K
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Emory Healthcare, DeKalb County, GA
17 income tax records
$122,500/yr
$103K – $140K
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Northeast Medical Group, New Haven County, CT
10 income tax records
$119,000/yr
$114K – $124K
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Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research, Maricopa County, AZ
19 income tax records
$118,500/yr
$109K – $124K
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Baptist Health South Florida, Miami-Dade County, FL
10 income tax records
$118,500/yr
$106K – $121K
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Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake County, UT
11 income tax records
$117,500/yr
$106K – $145K
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Novant Health, Mecklenburg County, NC
14 income tax records
$117,000/yr
$100K – $124K
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Stanford University, Suffolk County, NY
12 income tax records
$116,500/yr
$113K – $121K
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Oregon Health & Science University, Multnomah County, OR
16 income tax records
$115,000/yr
$105K – $123K
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Trustees Of The University Of, Philadelphia County, PA
21 income tax records
$112,500/yr
$104K – $120K
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Baylor Scott & White Health, Dallas County, TX
13 income tax records
$110,500/yr
$99K – $114K
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Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health, Lancaster County, PA
13 income tax records
$110,500/yr
$104K – $118K
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The University Of Texas Health Science Center At Houston, Harris County, TX
17 income tax records
$108,500/yr
$95K – $117K
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UT Health Science Center, Bexar County, TX
10 income tax records
$107,500/yr
$97K – $110K
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MaineHealth, Cumberland County, ME
20 income tax records
$107,500/yr
$97K – $117K
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Dean Health System, Dane County, WI
19 income tax records
$107,500/yr
$96K – $128K
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UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas County, TX
17 income tax records
$107,500/yr
$100K – $110K
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Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Bernalillo County, NM
14 income tax records
$107,000/yr
$93K – $128K
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University Of Michigan, Washtenaw County, MI
19 income tax records
$107,000/yr
$96K – $112K
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NorthShore University HealthSystem, Cook County, IL
15 income tax records
$105,500/yr
$90K – $114K
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Rush University Medical Center, Cook County, IL
12 income tax records
$105,500/yr
$94K – $115K
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Saint Alphonsus Health System, Ada County, ID
10 income tax records
$105,000/yr
$96K – $117K
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Northwestern Medicine, Cook County, IL
35 income tax records
$104,500/yr
$98K – $116K
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New York, New York County, NY
21 income tax records
$104,500/yr
$81K – $120K
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Orlando Health, Orange County, FL
12 income tax records
$104,000/yr
$90K – $116K
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Mecklenburg County, NC
28 income tax records
$104,000/yr
$86K – $118K
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St Lukes Physician Group, Lehigh County, PA
10 income tax records
$103,500/yr
$95K – $113K
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University Of California, Denver County, CO
30 income tax records
$103,000/yr
$94K – $112K
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The University Of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Harris County, TX
37 income tax records
$103,000/yr
$91K – $114K
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Carilion Clinic, Roanoke County, VA
16 income tax records
$102,500/yr
$88K – $111K
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Geisinger Clinic, Luzerne County, PA
10 income tax records
$102,000/yr
$97K – $112K
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Brigham And Women's Hospital, Middlesex County, MA
11 income tax records
$102,000/yr
$91K – $110K
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University Of Utah, Salt Lake County, UT
24 income tax records
$101,500/yr
$94K – $115K
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Partners In Health, Greenville County, SC
16 income tax records
$101,500/yr
$97K – $115K
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Lehigh Valley Health Network, Lehigh County, PA
18 income tax records
$100,000/yr
$95K – $106K
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Texas Children's Hospital, Harris County, TX
22 income tax records
$100,000/yr
$94K – $105K
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Rochester Regional Health, Monroe County, NY
20 income tax records
$99,000/yr
$86K – $111K
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Spectrum Health, Kent County, MI
24 income tax records
$98,500/yr
$91K – $107K
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UW Health, Dane County, WI
14 income tax records
$98,000/yr
$81K – $101K
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Cleveland Clinic, Cuyahoga County, OH
25 income tax records
$97,500/yr
$94K – $109K
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Duke University, Durham County, NC
28 income tax records
$96,500/yr
$87K – $108K
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The Medical College Of Wisconsin, Milwaukee County, WI
21 income tax records
$93,000/yr
$82K – $113K
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Wake Forest Baptist Health, Forsyth County, NC
31 income tax records
$93,000/yr
$86K – $102K
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University Of Rochester, Monroe County, NY
24 income tax records
$87,000/yr
$64K – $97K
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University Of Pgh Physicians, Allegheny County, PA
44 income tax records
$83,000/yr
$74K – $99K

Physician Assistant demographics in the 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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60% own a home

Physician Assistant salaries by age

$0
$29,000
$58,000
$87,000
$116,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Physician Assistants in the United States

12,972 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a physician assistant in the United States is $105,000 per year. Physician assistant salaries in the United States can vary between $35,500 to $167,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 12,972 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: Swedish Health Services ($138,000 a year), NYU Langone Health ($131,500 a year), and Yale New Haven Hospital ($127,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for physician assistants in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($136,000 a year), Las Vegas Metro Area, NV ($125,500 a year), and Riverside Metro Area, CA ($122,500 a year).
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.