Physician Assistant Salary Information in Florida

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physician assistants in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $145,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $99,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $63,910.

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
0.95% 7.38%
1.61% -
2.55% -
1.17% -
1.33% -
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physician assistants in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physician assistants in state of Florida ranges from $74,610 to $128,690. The highest paying area for physician assistants in Florida is Port St Lucie with a median annual salary of $128,690. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville (mean annual salary $119,970). The lowest paying area is Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $74,610.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Port St Lucie
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
Naples-Marco Island
Sebastian-Vero Beach
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
Lakeland-Winter Haven
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
Punta Gorda
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area


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