Here’s How Much Money Physician Assistants Earn In Every State- USA

Employment in the healthcare industry always seems to be on an unceasing rise. The career of a physician assistant is part of this overall trend. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment of physician assistants is projected to grow significantly, by 31 percent and equal to the addition of 37,000 new jobs from 2018 to 2028, a rate of growth much faster than the average for all occupations.

In order to help prospective physician assistants, analyzed and compiled a round-up of the average physician assistant salary by state for 2019, sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Read on for a full breakdown of where physician assistants make the most money, and where they’re making the least.

10 States Where Physician Assistants Earn The Most Money

The national average annual wage of a physician assistant is a healthy $108,430, according to the BLS, over double the average annual salary for all occupations, $51,960. Here’s a breakdown of the top-10 states in which physician assistants earn the most:

  1. Connecticut: $125,610
  2. Washington: $123,980
  3. Alaska: $122,260
  4. Hawaii: $121,120
  5. California: $117,230
  6. New York: $117,000
  7. Wyoming: $116,890
  8. Nevada: $116,850
  9. New Jersey: $116,270
  10. Minnesota: $116,200
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Across the board, most states have seen double-digit percentage growth in their average physician assistant salaries from 2013 to 2018. The No. 1 best-paying state for physician assistants, Connecticut, has seen a five-year growth in wages of 21%, from $103,840 in 2013 to $125,610 in 2018.

 

source – forbes.comn

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