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 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 Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$63,910
25th Percentile Wage
$84,750
50th Percentile Wage
$99,960
75th Percentile Wage
$120,910
90th Percentile Wage
$145,870

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 $145,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $99,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $63,910.

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
$99,960
0.95% 7.38%
2016
$99,010
1.61% -
2015
$97,420
2.55% -
2014
$94,940
1.17% -
2013
$93,830
1.33% -
2012
$92,580
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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 $74,610 to $128,690. The highest paying area for physician assistants in Florida is Port St Lucie with a median annual salary of $128,690. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville (mean annual salary $119,970). The lowest paying area is Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $74,610.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Port St Lucie
$128,690
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$119,970
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$114,700
Naples-Marco Island
$112,070
Tallahassee
$111,970
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$110,060
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$108,340
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$105,090
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$104,710
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$103,330
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$103,110
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$101,340
Jacksonville
$99,550
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$98,680
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$98,510
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$98,130
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$97,780
Ocala
$96,890
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$93,400
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$93,210
Gainesville
$93,210
Punta Gorda
$92,620
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$89,930
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$89,390
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$74,610




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