Physician Assistant Salary Information in Missouri

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,680
25th Percentile Wage
$53,200
50th Percentile Wage
$92,380
75th Percentile Wage
$115,030
90th Percentile Wage
$146,720

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physician assistants in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $146,720. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $92,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,680.

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
$92,380
-0.97% 9.55%
2016
$93,280
0.27% -
2015
$93,030
-2.73% -
2014
$95,570
7.27% -
2013
$88,620
5.71% -
2012
$83,560
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physician assistants in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physician assistants in state of Missouri ranges from $49,600 to $113,800. The highest paying area for physician assistants in Missouri is Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $113,800. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $103,960). The lowest paying area is Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers with a median annual salary of $49,600.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$113,800
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$103,960
Kansas City
$98,580
Springfield
$96,600
Columbia
$92,090
St Louis
$89,160
Joplin
$69,540
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$49,600




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