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Physician Assistant Salary Information in Owensboro, Kentucky

The annual and hourly salary statistics of physician assistants in Owensboro, Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of physician assistants in Owensboro is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Physician Assistants in Owensboro, Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$83,210
25th Percentile Wage
$91,110
50th Percentile Wage
$103,240
75th Percentile Wage
$117,820
90th Percentile Wage
$127,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physician assistants in Owensboro, Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $127,730. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $103,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $83,210.

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
$103,240
7.35% 9.28%
2016
$95,650
0.30% -
2015
$95,360
-5.45% -
2014
$100,560
12.88% -
2013
$87,610
-6.91% -
2012
$93,660
- -

Table 3. Compare Physician Assistant Salary in Owensboro with Other Kentucky Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $103,240, Owensboro is the second highest paying city for physician assistants in state of Kentucky, following the highest paying city West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary of $110,570). Compared with West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, the median annual salary of physician assistants in Owensboro is 6.6 percent (6.6%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$110,570
Owensboro
$103,240
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$100,320
Evansville
$98,310
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$95,630
Louisville-Jefferson County
$94,010
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$92,890
Lexington-Fayette
$88,610



See also: Top paying jobs in Owensboro, Kentucky.