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Top 10 Best and Worst States to Be a Physician Assistant

Top 10 Best and Worst States to Be a Physician Assistant

Physician assistants are relied upon to provide health services typically performed by a physician under the supervision of a doctor. They may treat and counsel patients, perform routine procedures, or specialize in an area like geriatrics or internal medicine. As a growing number of “retail” clinics crop up, physician assistants are gaining more responsibility and prestige. PAs are rewarded for their hard work and extensive knowledge. Are you earning the salary you should?

Top 10 Highest Paying States for Physician Assistants

State Salary (hourly)
1. Connecticut $43.87
2. New Jersey $42.85
3. Alaska $42.14
4. Maryland $41.04
5. Washington $40.66
6. New York $40.66
7. Minnesota $40.34
8. Utah $40.24
9. Arizona $39.85
10. Delaware $39.80

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