Physician Assistant Salary Information in Arizona

The average annual and hourly salaries for physician assistants in the state of Arizona are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of physician assistants among Arizona metropolitan areas 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 Arizona

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,880
25th Percentile Wage
$73,210
50th Percentile Wage
$98,030
75th Percentile Wage
$118,950
90th Percentile Wage
$136,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physician assistants in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $136,120. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $98,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,880.

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
$98,030
3.23% 7.44%
2016
$94,860
-3.30% -
2015
$97,990
0.61% -
2014
$97,390
-0.60% -
2013
$97,970
7.38% -
2012
$90,740
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physician assistants in some Arizona cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physician assistants in state of Arizona ranges from $29,760 to $116,570. The highest paying area for physician assistants in Arizona is Yuma with a median annual salary of $116,570. The second highest paying city/area in Arizona State is North Arizona nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $100,980). The lowest paying area is Prescott with a median annual salary of $29,760.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Yuma
$116,570
North Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$100,980
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$100,760
Lake Havasu City-Kingman
$89,670
Tucson
$88,550
Flagstaff
$81,630
Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$81,100
Prescott
$29,760




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