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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Physician Assistants in Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,310
25th Percentile Wage
$83,790
50th Percentile Wage
$98,680
75th Percentile Wage
$118,900
90th Percentile Wage
$138,340

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 $138,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $98,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,310.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.86
25th Percentile Wage
$40.28
50th Percentile Wage
$47.44
75th Percentile Wage
$57.16
90th Percentile Wage
$66.51

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for physician assistants in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $66.51. The median hourly salary is $47.44. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.86.

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
201698,6803.43%10.51%
201595,3000.87%-
201494,4703.90%-
201390,7902.73%-
201288,310--

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 $119,520. The highest paying area for physician assistants in Michigan is Saginaw-Saginaw Township North with a median annual salary of $119,520. 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
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$119,520
Monroe
$115,860
Flint
$113,280
Jackson
$109,600
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$109,310
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$109,060
Ann Arbor
$106,790
Lansing-East Lansing
$105,300
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$101,920
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$99,840
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$99,420
Kalamazoo-Portage
$96,580
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$95,510
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$92,270
Muskegon-Norton Shores
$92,250
Holland-Grand Haven
$89,810
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$89,520
Battle Creek
$50,420


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