Physician Assistant Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for physician assistants in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of physician assistants amongst Indiana 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$135,280
75th Percentile Wage
$104,010
50th Percentile Wage
$90,760
25th Percentile Wage
$80,980
10th Percentile Wage
$57,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physician assistants in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $135,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $57,040.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$65.04
75th Percentile Wage
$50.00
50th Percentile Wage
$43.64
25th Percentile Wage
$38.93
10th Percentile Wage
$27.42

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for physician assistants in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $65.04. The median hourly salary is $43.64. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.42.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $90,760 3.81%
2013 $87,430 3.90%
2012 $84,150 -1.74%
2011 $85,640 4.46%
2010 $81,980 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for physician assistants in state of Indiana from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 10.71%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 3.90%. We also see the year 2011 had a positive salary growth of 4.46% while year 2012 had a negtive one (-1.74%).

Table 4. Average Physician Assistant Wage in Indiana vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Physician Assistants
$90,760
Podiatrists
$133,030
Occupational Therapists
$76,370
Physical Therapists
$82,420
Radiation Therapists
$75,770
Recreational Therapists
$36,320
Respiratory Therapists
$53,040

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Physician Assistants in Indiana Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of physician assistants in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physician assistants in state of Indiana ranges from $74,850 to $93,230. The highest paying area for physician assistants in Indiana is Fort Wayne with a median annual salary of $93,230. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Indianapolis-Carmel (mean annual salary $90,440). The lowest paying area is Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $74,850.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Wayne
$93,230
Indianapolis-Carmel
$90,440
Gary
$87,860
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$74,850

Physician Assistant Salary by State

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