Physician Assistant Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for physician assistants in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of physician assistants among Georgia 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$71,070
25th Percentile Wage
$87,510
50th Percentile Wage
$102,020
75th Percentile Wage
$122,010
90th Percentile Wage
$139,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physician assistants in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $139,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $102,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $71,070.

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
$102,020
2.72% 12.05%
2016
$99,240
3.55% -
2015
$95,720
2.17% -
2014
$93,640
2.24% -
2013
$91,540
1.98% -
2012
$89,730
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physician assistants in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physician assistants in state of Georgia ranges from $91,400 to $127,210. The highest paying area for physician assistants in Georgia is Valdosta with a median annual salary of $127,210. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is South Georgia nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $118,210). The lowest paying area is Columbus with a median annual salary of $91,400.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Valdosta
$127,210
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$118,210
Warner Robins
$105,870
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$103,730
Albany
$102,490
Athens-Clarke County
$100,220
Rome
$99,180
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$99,130
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$97,980
Macon
$97,390
Gainesville
$94,760
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$93,300
Savannah
$92,870
Columbus
$91,400




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