Physician Assistant Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of physician assistants in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare physician assistant salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Physician Assistants

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$76,600
25th Percentile Wage
$88,980
50th Percentile Wage
$101,730
75th Percentile Wage
$119,200
90th Percentile Wage
$132,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physician assistants in the industry sector of educational 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 $132,070. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $101,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid physician assistants is $76,600.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$101,730
4.19% 12.62%
2016
$97,470
2.53% -
2015
$95,000
3.43% -
2014
$91,740
1.23% -
2013
$90,610
1.90% -
2012
$88,890
- -

Compare Physician Assistant Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of physician assistants in six industries in the educational 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 colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry with an annual salary $106,260. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $95,870). For detailed physician assistant salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$106,260
Educational Services - Privately owned
$106,220
Educational Services
$101,730
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$101,700
Educational Services - State government owned
$95,880
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$95,870

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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