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Physician Assistant (PA) in the United States

How much does a Physician Assistant (PA) earn in the United States? The average Physician Assistant (PA) salary in the United States is $104,520 as of February 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $96,200 and $115,230. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

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