Where do PAs earn the most? A state-by-state breakdown of median salary

The median salary for physician assistants in the U.S. earn $108,610, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data from 2018.

The BLS projects that employment of physician assistants will grow 31 percent through 2028. Here is how median physician assistant salary compares between states:

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
11. Oregon: $113,570
12. New Hampshire: $113,570
13. Iowa: $110,550
14. Michigan: $110,240
15. Maine: $110,030
16. Texas: $109,590
17. Idaho: $109,090
18. Massachusetts: $108,700
19. New Mexico: $108,610
20. Illinois: $108,260
21. Maryland: $108,180
22. Wisconsin: $107,920
23. North Dakota: $107.340
24. Nebraska: $106,700
25. Vermont: $106,520
26. Montana: $106,130
27. Florida: $105,930
28. Ohio: $105,410
29. Delaware: $105,300
30. Kansas: $104,720
31. North Carolina: $104,680
32. Oklahoma: $104,200
33. West Virginia: $104,180
34. Rhode Island: $103,710
35. South Carolina: $103,710
36. Georgia: $103,190
37. South Dakota: $102,830
38. Colorado: $102,830
39. Utah: $102,710
40. Arizona: $101,590
41. Virginia: $99,340
42. Arkansas: $99,280
43. Pennsylvania: $98,510
44. Indiana: $96,090
45. Missouri: $94,480
46. Alabama: $92,880
47. Kentucky: $91,010
48. Tennessee: $87,700
49. Louisiana: $85,990
50. Mississippi: $81,130

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