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Physician Assistant Salary Information in Rhode Island

The average annual and hourly salaries for physician assistants in the state of Rhode Island are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of physician assistants among Rhode Island 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$151,990
75th Percentile Wage
$132,790
50th Percentile Wage
$108,880
25th Percentile Wage
$88,330
10th Percentile Wage
$70,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physician assistants in Rhode Island in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $151,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $108,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $70,180.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$73.06
75th Percentile Wage
$63.84
50th Percentile Wage
$52.35
25th Percentile Wage
$42.47
10th Percentile Wage
$33.74

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for physician assistants in Rhode Island in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $73.06. The median hourly salary is $52.35. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33.74.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $108,880 2.56%
2013 $106,160 -1.06%
2012 $107,300 2.73%
2011 $104,450 9.52%
2010 $95,370 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for physician assistants in state of Rhode Island from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 14.17%. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -1.06%.We also note that the average annual wage had a moderate growth of 2.73% in the year 2012 and a sizable increase of 9.52% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Physician Assistant Wage in Rhode Island vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Physician Assistants
$108,880
Podiatrists
$79,420
Occupational Therapists
$77,840
Physical Therapists
$77,280
Radiation Therapists
$97,780
Recreational Therapists
$33,480
Respiratory Therapists
$62,010

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Physician Assistants in Rhode Island Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of physician assistants in some Rhode Island cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physician assistants in state of Rhode Island ranges from $95,800 to $107,690. The highest paying area for physician assistants in Rhode Island is Providence-Fall River-Warwick with a median annual salary of $107,690. The lowest paying area is Norwich-New London with a median annual salary of $95,800.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Providence-Fall River-Warwick
$107,690
Norwich-New London
$95,800

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