Physician Assistant Salary Information in Utah

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$74,250
25th Percentile Wage
$87,350
50th Percentile Wage
$98,920
75th Percentile Wage
$116,420
90th Percentile Wage
$130,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physician assistants in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $130,310. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $98,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $74,250.

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
$98,920
-2.95% 11.19%
2016
$101,840
6.88% -
2015
$94,830
5.02% -
2014
$90,070
3.95% -
2013
$86,510
-1.55% -
2012
$87,850
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physician assistants in some Utah cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physician assistants in state of Utah ranges from $93,960 to $116,850. The highest paying area for physician assistants in Utah is Ogden-Clearfield with a median annual salary of $116,850. The second highest paying city/area in Utah State is Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $111,570). The lowest paying area is Logan with a median annual salary of $93,960.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ogden-Clearfield
$116,850
Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$111,570
St George
$109,710
Salt Lake City
$96,880
Provo-Orem
$95,280
Logan
$93,960




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