Physician Assistant Salary Information in Maine

The average annual and hourly salaries for physician assistants in the state of Maine are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of physician assistants amongst Maine metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Physician Assistants in Maine

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$85,180
25th Percentile Wage
$93,460
50th Percentile Wage
$106,660
75th Percentile Wage
$122,100
90th Percentile Wage
$131,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physician assistants in Maine in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $131,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $106,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $85,180.

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
$106,660
2.98% 12.66%
2016
$103,480
2.22% -
2015
$101,180
1.41% -
2014
$99,750
0.94% -
2013
$98,810
5.72% -
2012
$93,160
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Physician Assistants in Maine Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physician assistants in some Maine cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physician assistants in state of Maine ranges from $101,580 to $117,070. The highest paying area for physician assistants in Maine is Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $117,070. The second highest paying city/area in Maine State is Lewiston-Auburn (mean annual salary $116,740). The lowest paying area is Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $101,580.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area
$117,070
Lewiston-Auburn
$116,740
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
$107,690
Bangor
$106,300
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area
$101,580




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