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Physician assistant salary in Michigan

How much does a Physician Assistant make in Michigan?

Average base salary

below national average
Average $88,763
Low $48,726
High $161,699
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a physician assistant is $88,763 per year in Michigan. 115 salaries reported, updated at January 25, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in Michigan

Years of experiencePer year
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Physician Assistants in Michigan

  1. WorkFit Medical
    50 reviews57 salaries reported
    $211,768per year
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Highest paying cities for Physician Assistants near Michigan

  1. Detroit, MI
    $114,036 per year
    8 salaries reported
  2. Novi, MI
    $109,757 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Ann Arbor, MI
    $107,623 per year
    5 salaries reported
  1. Troy, MI
    $99,650 per year
    21 salaries reported
  2. Redford, MI
    $97,405 per year
    10 salaries reported
  3. Warren, MI
    $95,603 per year
    12 salaries reported
  1. Southfield, MI
    $90,932 per year
    13 salaries reported
  2. Flint, MI
    $87,931 per year
    7 salaries reported
  3. Grand Rapids, MI
    $81,790 per year
    8 salaries reported
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Where can a Physician Assistant earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Physician Assistants

Most recommended license

Physician Assistant License

(earn +19.45% more)

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 $88,763 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this licenseChange from previous year
20102increase by 2
201131increase by 1450.00%
201223042increase by 74229.03%
201382203increase by 256.75%
2014111007increase by 35.04%
201564619decrease by 41.79%
201667287increase by 4.13%
201743245decrease by 35.73%
201836358decrease by 15.93%
201937572increase by 3.34%

Top companies hiring Physician Assistants on Indeed

Beaumont Health
The University of Michigan
Michigan Neurology Associates, PC
Tenet Healthcare
Michigan Medicine
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Top certifications
DEA Certification
Top specialties

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top CertificationsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
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Most common benefits for Physician Assistants

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • AD&D insurance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Loan repayment program
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 228 ratings

64% of Physician Assistants in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Michigan?

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53 job openings

Average $131,503 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Physician Assistant

As a physician assistant, how can I know if I am being paid fairly?

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