Physician Assistant Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for physician assistants in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of physician assistants among Iowa 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 Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$81,800
25th Percentile Wage
$91,480
50th Percentile Wage
$106,220
75th Percentile Wage
$124,300
90th Percentile Wage
$147,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physician assistants in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $147,570. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $106,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $81,800.

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
$106,220
6.68% 17.74%
2016
$99,120
3.87% -
2015
$95,280
3.26% -
2014
$92,170
2.51% -
2013
$89,860
2.76% -
2012
$87,380
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Physician Assistants in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physician assistants in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physician assistants in state of Iowa ranges from $98,150 to $141,960. The highest paying area for physician assistants in Iowa is Cedar Rapids with a median annual salary of $141,960. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $111,770). The lowest paying area is Davenport-Moline-Rock Island with a median annual salary of $98,150.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cedar Rapids
$141,960
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$111,770
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$108,750
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$108,680
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$107,070
Iowa City
$104,080
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$104,000
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$102,860
Ames
$99,090
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$98,150




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