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Physician Assistant Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of physician assistants in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare physician assistant salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Physician Assistants

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$67,840
25th Percentile Wage
$95,600
50th Percentile Wage
$114,490
75th Percentile Wage
$126,900
90th Percentile Wage
$139,490

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physician assistants in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) physician assistants is $139,490. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $114,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid physician assistants is $67,840.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of physician assistants in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$114,490
2.59% 14.19%
2016
$111,520
1.09% -
2015
$110,300
3.24% -
2014
$106,730
1.74% -
2013
$104,870
6.32% -
2012
$98,240
- -

Compare Physician Assistant Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of physician assistants in four industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for physician assistant occupations is the temporary help services industry with an annual salary $115,700. The lowest paying industry is the office administrative services industry (annual salary $87,600). For detailed physician assistant salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Temporary Help Services
$115,700
Employment Services
$114,780
Administrative and Support Services
$114,500
Office Administrative Services
$87,600

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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