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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 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$145,240
75th Percentile Wage
$121,690
50th Percentile Wage
$106,970
25th Percentile Wage
$90,500
10th Percentile Wage
$78,830

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 $145,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $106,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $78,830.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$69.83
75th Percentile Wage
$58.51
50th Percentile Wage
$51.43
25th Percentile Wage
$43.51
10th Percentile Wage
$37.90

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 $69.83. The median hourly salary is $51.43. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37.90.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $106,970 3.61%
2013 $103,240 -1.09%
2012 $104,380 3.49%
2011 $100,860 3.42%
2010 $97,520 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for physician assistants in state of Connecticut from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 9.69%. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -1.09%.We also note that the average annual wage had a relatively large growth of 3.49% in the year 2012 and a relatively large increase of 3.42% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Physician Assistant Wage in Connecticut vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Physician Assistants
$106,970
Podiatrists
$140,180
Occupational Therapists
$84,360
Physical Therapists
$85,320
Radiation Therapists
$95,330
Recreational Therapists
$49,070
Respiratory Therapists
$65,900

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Physician Assistants in Connecticut Cities

Table 5 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 $103,400 to $113,420. The highest paying area for physician assistants in Connecticut is Danbury with a median annual salary of $113,420. The second highest paying city/area in Connecticut State is Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford (mean annual salary $108,140). The lowest paying area is New Haven with a median annual salary of $103,400.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Danbury
$113,420
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford
$108,140
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk
$106,910
Waterbury
$104,950
New Haven
$103,400

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