Physician Assistant Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for physician assistants in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of physician assistants among Michigan cities 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 Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$71,870
25th Percentile Wage
$89,530
50th Percentile Wage
$103,860
75th Percentile Wage
$120,950
90th Percentile Wage
$132,750

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physician assistants in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $132,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $103,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $71,870.

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
$103,860
4.99% 14.97%
2016
$98,680
3.43% -
2015
$95,300
0.87% -
2014
$94,470
3.90% -
2013
$90,790
2.73% -
2012
$88,310
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physician assistants in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physician assistants in state of Michigan ranges from $50,420 to $116,700. The highest paying area for physician assistants in Michigan is Flint with a median annual salary of $116,700. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Monroe (mean annual salary $115,860). The lowest paying area is Battle Creek with a median annual salary of $50,420.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Flint
$116,700
Monroe
$115,860
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$110,290
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$107,660
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$107,580
Jackson
$107,110
Ann Arbor
$106,790
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$103,530
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$103,320
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$102,910
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$101,890
Lansing-East Lansing
$101,550
Kalamazoo-Portage
$99,960
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$97,170
Niles-Benton Harbor
$96,090
Muskegon-Norton Shores
$96,040
Bay City
$93,600
Holland-Grand Haven
$89,810
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$89,520
South Bend-Mishawaka
$86,690
Battle Creek
$50,420




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