Physician Assistant Salary Information in Nevada

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$89,430
25th Percentile Wage
$107,650
50th Percentile Wage
$122,290
75th Percentile Wage
$139,690
90th Percentile Wage
$157,740

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physician assistants in Nevada in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $157,740. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $122,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $89,430.

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
$122,290
3.36% 21.65%
2016
$118,180
12.03% -
2015
$103,960
8.93% -
2014
$94,680
-1.92% -
2013
$96,500
0.70% -
2012
$95,820
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physician assistants in some Nevada cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physician assistants in state of Nevada ranges from $92,700 to $126,260. The highest paying area for physician assistants in Nevada is Las Vegas-Paradise with a median annual salary of $126,260. The second highest paying city/area in Nevada State is Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $120,520). The lowest paying area is Carson City with a median annual salary of $92,700.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Las Vegas-Paradise
$126,260
Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area
$120,520
Reno-Sparks
$112,770
Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area
$104,150
Carson City
$92,700




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