Physician Assistant Salary Information in Arkansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for physician assistants in the state of Arkansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of physician assistants amongst Arkansas cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Physician Assistants in Arkansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,720
25th Percentile Wage
$51,500
50th Percentile Wage
$83,970
75th Percentile Wage
$108,580
90th Percentile Wage
$130,750

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physician assistants in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $130,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $83,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,720.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of physician assistants from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$83,970
11.29% -2.38%
2016
$74,490
0.55% -
2015
$74,080
-9.69% -
2014
$81,260
-2.66% -
2013
$83,420
-3.06% -
2012
$85,970
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Physician Assistants in Arkansas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physician assistants in some Arkansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physician assistants in state of Arkansas ranges from $29,650 to $105,900. The highest paying area for physician assistants in Arkansas is Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $105,900. The second highest paying city/area in Arkansas State is Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway (mean annual salary $85,430). The lowest paying area is East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $29,650.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$105,900
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$85,430
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$31,820
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$29,650




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