Physician Assistant Salary Information in Florida

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$71,850
25th Percentile Wage
$85,990
50th Percentile Wage
$99,010
75th Percentile Wage
$120,080
90th Percentile Wage
$146,720

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physician assistants in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $146,720. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $99,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $71,850.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34.54
25th Percentile Wage
$41.34
50th Percentile Wage
$47.60
75th Percentile Wage
$57.73
90th Percentile Wage
$70.54

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for physician assistants in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $70.54. The median hourly salary is $47.60. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34.54.

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
201699,0101.61%6.49%
201597,4202.55%-
201494,9401.17%-
201393,8301.33%-
201292,580--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physician assistants in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physician assistants in state of Florida ranges from $87,530 to $127,980. The highest paying area for physician assistants in Florida is Port St Lucie with a median annual salary of $127,980. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Ocala (mean annual salary $124,440). The lowest paying area is Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent with a median annual salary of $87,530.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Port St Lucie
$127,980
Ocala
$124,440
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$118,190
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$114,000
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$110,870
Naples-Marco Island
$108,940
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$107,750
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$104,710
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$103,240
Tallahassee
$103,230
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$101,730
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$99,900
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$99,270
Jacksonville
$97,840
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$97,730
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$97,430
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$96,940
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$96,380
Gainesville
$90,740
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$90,290
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$87,530



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