Physician Assistant Salary Information in New York

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$85,360
25th Percentile Wage
$96,010
50th Percentile Wage
$112,020
75th Percentile Wage
$127,600
90th Percentile Wage
$148,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physician assistants in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $148,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $112,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $85,360.

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
$112,020
5.02% 15.45%
2016
$106,400
5.04% -
2015
$101,040
1.44% -
2014
$99,590
2.83% -
2013
$96,770
2.13% -
2012
$94,710
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Physician Assistants in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physician assistants in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physician assistants in state of New York ranges from $95,240 to $117,110. The highest paying area for physician assistants in New York is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $117,110. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $116,400). The lowest paying area is Buffalo-Niagara Falls with a median annual salary of $95,240.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$117,110
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$116,400
Binghamton
$115,850
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$115,760
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$114,810
Utica-Rome
$111,650
Syracuse
$109,280
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$108,700
Ithaca
$105,090
Glens Falls
$104,490
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$101,990
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$100,080
Rochester
$99,060
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$98,440
Elmira
$98,100
Kingston
$96,980
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$95,240




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