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Physician Assistant Salary Information in Connecticut

The average annual and hourly salaries for physician assistants in the state of Connecticut are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of physician assistants amongst Connecticut 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$88,500
25th Percentile Wage
$102,340
50th Percentile Wage
$116,860
75th Percentile Wage
$131,070
90th Percentile Wage
$153,750

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physician assistants in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $153,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $116,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $88,500.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42.55
25th Percentile Wage
$49.20
50th Percentile Wage
$56.18
75th Percentile Wage
$63.01
90th Percentile Wage
$73.92

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for physician assistants in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $73.92. The median hourly salary is $56.18. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42.55.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of physician assistants from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016116,8604.60%10.68%
2015111,4804.05%-
2014106,9703.49%-
2013103,240-1.10%-
2012104,380--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physician assistants in some Connecticut cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physician assistants in state of Connecticut ranges from $116,060 to $128,380. The highest paying area for physician assistants in Connecticut is Waterbury with a median annual salary of $128,380. The second highest paying city/area in Connecticut State is Danbury (mean annual salary $122,410). The lowest paying area is Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford with a median annual salary of $116,060.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Waterbury
$128,380
Danbury
$122,410
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk
$117,270
New Haven
$116,390
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford
$116,060


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