How much does a Physician Assistant make in the United States?
Salaries by years of experience in the United States
Best-paid skills and qualifications for physician assistants
Physician Assistant License
The jobs requiring this license have increase by 3.34% since 2018. Physician Assistants with this license earn +19.45% more than the average base salary, which is $73,055 per year.
|Year||Number of job openings on Indeed requiring this license||Change from previous year|
|2010||2||increase by 2|
|2011||31||increase by 1450.00%|
|2012||23042||increase by 74229.03%|
|2013||82203||increase by 256.75%|
|2014||111007||increase by 35.04%|
|2015||64619||decrease by 41.79%|
|2016||67287||increase by 4.13%|
|2017||43245||decrease by 35.73%|
|2018||36358||decrease by 15.93%|
|2019||37572||increase by 3.34%|
Top companies hiring physician assistants on Indeed
More critical skills and qualifications that pay well
Critical & Intensive Care
64% of Physician assistants in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area
Frequently asked questions
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