Physician Assistant Salary Information in Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$61,270
25th Percentile Wage
$82,290
50th Percentile Wage
$95,440
75th Percentile Wage
$112,020
90th Percentile Wage
$126,720

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physician assistants in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $126,720. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $61,270.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29.46
25th Percentile Wage
$39.56
50th Percentile Wage
$45.89
75th Percentile Wage
$53.86
90th Percentile Wage
$60.92

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for physician assistants in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $60.92. The median hourly salary is $45.89. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29.46.

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
201695,4405.00%13.28%
201590,6703.03%-
201487,9200.85%-
201387,1705.05%-
201282,770--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physician assistants in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physician assistants in state of Virginia ranges from $75,290 to $100,240. The highest paying area for physician assistants in Virginia is Richmond with a median annual salary of $100,240. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Lynchburg (mean annual salary $97,670). The lowest paying area is Charlottesville with a median annual salary of $75,290.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Richmond
$100,240
Lynchburg
$97,670
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$95,620
Roanoke
$94,210
Danville
$87,500
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$85,720
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$83,690
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$77,560
Charlottesville
$75,290


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