Physician Assistant Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for physician assistants in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of physician assistants among Texas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,120
25th Percentile Wage
$84,650
50th Percentile Wage
$103,040
75th Percentile Wage
$120,430
90th Percentile Wage
$132,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physician assistants in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $132,000. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $103,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,120.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.32
25th Percentile Wage
$40.70
50th Percentile Wage
$49.54
75th Percentile Wage
$57.90
90th Percentile Wage
$63.46

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for physician assistants in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $63.46. The median hourly salary is $49.54. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.32.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of physician assistants from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016103,0401.97%7.61%
2015101,010-2.58%-
2014103,6205.02%-
201398,4203.27%-
201295,200--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physician assistants in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physician assistants in state of Texas ranges from $60,040 to $115,890. The highest paying area for physician assistants in Texas is Tyler with a median annual salary of $115,890. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Brownsville-Harlingen (mean annual salary $114,130). The lowest paying area is Sherman-Denison with a median annual salary of $60,040.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Tyler
$115,890
Brownsville-Harlingen
$114,130
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$114,040
El Paso
$113,180
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$112,140
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$111,500
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$107,170
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$106,820
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$105,440
College Station-Bryan
$105,230
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$105,040
Lubbock
$102,070
Longview
$101,760
Fort Worth-Arlington
$99,530
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$99,350
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$98,970
Amarillo
$98,920
Victoria
$98,620
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$97,650
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$97,400
Texarkana-Texarkana
$94,410
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$85,870
Sherman-Denison
$60,040



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