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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Physician Assistants in Owensboro, Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$79,310
25th Percentile Wage
$87,110
50th Percentile Wage
$95,650
75th Percentile Wage
$104,910
90th Percentile Wage
$131,980

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 $131,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $79,310.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38.13
25th Percentile Wage
$41.88
50th Percentile Wage
$45.99
75th Percentile Wage
$50.44
90th Percentile Wage
$63.45

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for physician assistants in Owensboro, Kentucky. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $63.45. The median hourly salary is $45.99. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38.13.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of physician assistants from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201695,6500.30%2.08%
201595,360-5.45%-
2014100,56012.88%-
201387,610-6.91%-
201293,660--

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $95,650 in Owensboro is in the middle of salary range for physician assistants in state of Kentucky. In comparison, the annual salary of physician assistants in Owensboro is 20.0 percent (20.0%) lower than that in the highest paying West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area and 3.6 percent (3.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$119,510
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$105,190
Evansville
$97,960
Louisville-Jefferson County
$96,260
Owensboro
$95,650
Lexington-Fayette
$92,320
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$92,230

See also: Top paying jobs in Owensboro, Kentucky.