13 statistics to know on orthopedic PA salary

Written by Rachel Popa | February 06, 2019 | Print  |

Medpage Today's 2018 orthopedic salary survey evaluated how compensation of orthopedic surgeons, nurse practitioners and physician assistants compared to that of other specialties

Health Media designed and fielded the survey, collecting more than 20,000 responses — 7,753 of which contained salary information. Survey Design & Analysis analyzed the data.

How PA salaries stacked up:

1. Cardiology: $128,046
2. Critical care: $132,022
3. Dermatology: $109,019
4. Emergency medicine: $136,352
5. Family medicine: $107,942
6. Gastroenterology: $106,656
7. General surgery: $110,321
8. Hospitalist: $111,228
9. Internal medicine: $108,588
10. Oncology: $111,254
11. Orthopedics: $117,195
12. Pain management: $106,982
13. Psychiatry: $102,895

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