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Physician Assistant Salary Information in West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky

The annual and hourly salary statistics of physician assistants in West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of physician assistants in West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area 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 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$73,430
25th Percentile Wage
$84,570
50th Percentile Wage
$92,890
75th Percentile Wage
$101,200
90th Percentile Wage
$118,640

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physician assistants in West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $118,640. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $92,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $73,430.

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
$92,890
0.71% 3.51%
2016
$92,230
5.24% -
2015
$87,400
1.58% -
2014
$86,020
-2.26% -
2013
$87,960
-1.90% -
2012
$89,630
- -

Table 3. Compare Physician Assistant Salary in West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with Other Kentucky Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $92,890 in West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for physician assistants in state of Kentucky. In comparison, the annual salary of physician assistants in West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area is 16.0 percent (16.0%) lower than that in the highest paying West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area and 4.6 percent (4.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Lexington-Fayette.

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



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