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Physician Assistant Salary Information in West Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$64,360
25th Percentile Wage
$83,600
50th Percentile Wage
$95,770
75th Percentile Wage
$112,570
90th Percentile Wage
$133,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physician assistants in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $133,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $64,360.

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
$95,770
0.21% 11.72%
2016
$95,570
5.61% -
2015
$90,210
2.44% -
2014
$88,010
4.60% -
2013
$83,960
-0.70% -
2012
$84,550
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physician assistants in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physician assistants in state of West Virginia ranges from $91,410 to $134,660. The highest paying area for physician assistants in West Virginia is Hagerstown-Martinsburg with a median annual salary of $134,660. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Cumberland (mean annual salary $115,810). The lowest paying area is Winchester with a median annual salary of $91,410.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$134,660
Cumberland
$115,810
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$105,750
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$103,320
Morgantown
$99,890
Huntington-Ashland
$98,740
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$95,980
Charleston
$94,500
Wheeling
$93,610
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$93,410
Winchester
$91,410




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