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Physician Assistant Salary Information in Mississippi

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,980
25th Percentile Wage
$32,100
50th Percentile Wage
$57,730
75th Percentile Wage
$98,840
90th Percentile Wage
$126,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physician assistants in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $126,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,980.

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
$57,730
35.11% 26.62%
2016
$37,460
10.14% -
2015
$33,660
-12.33% -
2014
$37,810
-13.86% -
2013
$43,050
1.60% -
2012
$42,360
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physician assistants in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physician assistants in state of Mississippi ranges from $38,200 to $98,070. The highest paying area for physician assistants in Mississippi is Hattiesburg with a median annual salary of $98,070. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Jackson (mean annual salary $62,540). The lowest paying area is Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,200.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hattiesburg
$98,070
Jackson
$62,540
Gulfport-Biloxi
$41,730
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$38,200




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