Physician assistant median annual base salary, by state

Kelly Gooch –
Monday, August 3rd, 2020
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Doctor assistants in Alaska earned the highest average yearly base pay in 2019, while PAs in Alabama made the least expensive, according to a wage report released Aug. 3 by the American Academy of PAs..

Data in the report is based upon a study of 13,682 doctor assistants in between Feb. 1 and March 1.

The PA typical annual base wage in each state and the District of Columbia are noted below, in coming down order. The list consists of ties at Nos. 3, 5, 10, 14, 16, 19, 27, 33, 39, 42, 45 and 47..

1. Alaska: $133,976.

2. California: $130,000.

3. Nevada: $125,000.

3. Wyoming: $125,000.

5. Connecticut: $120,000.

5. Washington: $120,000.

7. Hawaii: $117,500.

8. District of Columbia: $117,253.

9. Minnesota: $117,000.

10. New Jersey: $115,000.

10. New Mexico: $115,000.

10. Oregon: $115,000.

13. North Dakota: $112,500.

14. Maine: $112,000.

14. Texas: $112,000.

16. Arizona: $111,000.

16. New york city: $111,000.

18. Maryland: $110,776.

19. Massachusetts: $110,000.

19. Oklahoma: $110,000.

19. New Hampshire: $110,000.

19. Vermont: $110,000.

19. Colorado: $110,000.

19. Wisconsin: $110,000.

25. Montana: $109,500.

26. Iowa: $109,000.

27. Illinois: $107,000.

27. Rhode Island: $107,000.

27. Indiana: $107,000.

30. South Dakota: $106,412.

31. Idaho: $106,114.

32. Michigan: $105,800.

33. Florida: $105,000.

33. Utah: $105,000.

33. Georgia: $105,000.

36. Ohio: $103,609.

37. Virginia: $103,410.

38. North Carolina: $103,290.

39. West Virginia: $103,000.

39. Nebraska: $103,000.

41. South Carolina: $102,776.

42. Kansas: $102,000.

42. Pennsylvania: $102,000.

44. Kentucky: $101,000.

45. Delaware: $100,500.

45. Mississippi: $100,500.

47. Missouri: $100,000.

47. Arkansas: $100,000.

47. Tennessee: $100,000.

47. Louisiana: $100,000.

51. Alabama: $90,500.

Gain access to more info about the AAPA report here.

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