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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 information 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [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
$71,560
25th Percentile Wage
$82,860
50th Percentile Wage
$92,230
75th Percentile Wage
$101,610
90th Percentile Wage
$118,150

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 $118,150. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $92,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $71,560.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34.40
25th Percentile Wage
$39.84
50th Percentile Wage
$44.34
75th Percentile Wage
$48.85
90th Percentile Wage
$56.80

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for physician assistants in West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $56.80. The median hourly salary is $44.34. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34.40.

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
201692,2305.24%2.82%
201587,4001.58%-
201486,020-2.26%-
201387,960-1.90%-
201289,630--

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $92,230, West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area is the lowest paying city for physician assistants in state of Kentucky, following city of West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary of $119,510). In comparison, the median annual salary of physician assistants in West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area is 22.8 percent (22.8%) lower than that in the highest paying city West 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 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky.