Physician Assistant - Primary Care Salary in the United States

How much does a Physician Assistant - Primary Care make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Physician Assistant - Primary Care in the United States is $53 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $49 and $57. Hourly rate 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 the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Physician Assistant - Primary Care assesses, plans, and provides patient care under the supervision of a physician. Examines patient, performs comprehensive physical examinations, and compiles patient medical data, including health history and results of physical examination. Being a Physician Assistant - Primary Care orders and interprets appropriate laboratory and radiographic tests. Administers therapeutic procedures as directed. Additionally, Physician Assistant - Primary Care scope of practice is limited to family medicine and primary care. Requires a masters degree in Health Sciences for Physician Assistants or related. Requires completion of the PANCE exam administered by National Commission of the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). Requires Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C). Typically reports to a Physician. Physician Assistant - Primary Care's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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