Late-career PAs make salary of $107k — 5 key salary statistics

The American Academy of PAs released its "2016 AAPA Salary Report," including data from thousands of respondents. The report data is based on full-time clinically practicing PAs in the United States.

Here are five report highlights:

1. Early-career PAs, with zero to one year of experience, reported a median salary of $85,547, with 80 percent of the salaries ranging between $71,000 and $104,000.

  • PAs in orthopedics reported a median salary of $100,313, with 80 percent of salaries ranging from $80,000 to $130,000.

2. Mid-career PAs, with five years to nine years of experience, reported a median salary of $100,000, with 80 percent of salaries ranging between $82,000 and $122,000.

  • PAs in orthopedics reported a median salary of $102,500, with 80 percent of salaries ranging from $85,000 to $125,000.

3. Late-career PAs, with fifteen years to nineteen years of experience, reported a median salary of $107,000, with 80 percent of salaries ranging between $81,373 and $140,000.

  • PAs in orthopedics reported a median salary of $118,500, with 80 percent of salaries ranging from $93,000 to $150,000.

4. AAPA's report also revealed that of PAs who receive bonuses, 80 percent of those bonuses range between $1,000 and $28,000.

5. PAs working in cardiovascular/cardiothoracic surgery reported the highest median salary of $118,000, with 80 percent of salaries ranging from $92,000 and $165,000.

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