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Physician Assistant Salary Information in West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$84,650
25th Percentile Wage
$97,550
50th Percentile Wage
$110,570
75th Percentile Wage
$121,510
90th Percentile Wage
$128,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physician assistants in West 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 $128,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $110,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $84,650.

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
$110,570
-8.09% 14.33%
2016
$119,510
2.94% -
2015
$116,000
16.51% -
2014
$96,850
6.69% -
2013
$90,370
-4.81% -
2012
$94,720
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $110,570, West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area is the highest paying city for physician assistants in state of Kentucky, followed by Owensboro (median annual salary $103,240). In comparison, the median annual salary of physician assistants in West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area is 6.6 percent (6.6%) higher than that in Owensboro.

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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