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Physician Assistant Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$121,370
75th Percentile Wage
$107,020
50th Percentile Wage
$92,000
25th Percentile Wage
$78,830
10th Percentile Wage
$66,670

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physician assistants in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $121,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $92,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $66,670.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$58.35
75th Percentile Wage
$51.45
50th Percentile Wage
$44.23
25th Percentile Wage
$37.90
10th Percentile Wage
$32.04

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for physician assistants in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $58.35. The median hourly salary is $44.23. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32.04.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $92,000 0.13%
2013 $91,880 -1.18%
2012 $92,980 2.36%
2011 $90,840 4.28%
2010 $87,110 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for physician assistants in state of Wisconsin from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 5.61%. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -1.18%.We also note that the average annual wage had a moderate growth of 2.36% in the year 2012 and a relatively large increase of 4.28% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Physician Assistant Wage in Wisconsin vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Physician Assistants
$92,000
Podiatrists
$167,140
Occupational Therapists
$67,330
Physical Therapists
$81,270
Radiation Therapists
$80,140
Recreational Therapists
$36,400
Respiratory Therapists
$57,490

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Physician Assistants in Wisconsin Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of physician assistants in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physician assistants in state of Wisconsin ranges from $86,760 to $115,190. The highest paying area for physician assistants in Wisconsin is West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $115,190. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Duluth (mean annual salary $106,330). The lowest paying area is Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis with a median annual salary of $86,760.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$115,190
Duluth
$106,330
Wausau
$104,880
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$99,620
Appleton
$97,870
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$96,040
Oshkosh-Neenah
$95,480
Madison
$95,050
Sheboygan
$93,910
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$90,880
Green Bay
$90,340
Janesville
$89,080
Lake County-Kenosha County
$87,730
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$87,400
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$86,760

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