Aug
31
2018

Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Salaries

Knowing what the market and salary range you can expect is important whether you’re job hunting or in negotiation for a raise. There are many sources to figure out salaries including various salary surveys, asking friends (not always reliable), and articles and sites online. A sometimes forgotten source is The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) that publishes wages for just about every job we have.

Take a look at their recent published salary data they gathered for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants.

 

Wonder where your salary lands?

 

National Salary Estimates / Mean Wage Estimates:

 

Physician Assistants Salaries:

 

Employment    Employment
RSE 
  Mean hourly
wage
  Mean annual
wage
  Wage RSE   
109,220    1.4 %   $50.37   $104,760   0.4 %

 

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile   10%   25%
  50%
(Median)
   75%   90%
Hourly Wage   $32.01   $42.30   $50.41   $59.71   $70.32
Annual Wage  $66,590  $87,980  $104,860  $124,200  $146,260

 

 

Nurse Practitioners Salaries:

 

Employment   Employment
RSE
  Mean hourly
wage
  Mean annual
wage
  Wage RSE
  166,280   1.3 %   $51.68   $107,480   0.4 %

 

 

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10%   25%     50%
(Median)
  75%  90%
Hourly Wage  $35.98  $42.70  $49.94   $59.17   $70.01
 

Annual Wage

 

$74,840

 

$88,810

 

$103,880

 

$123,070

 

$145,630

The Salary Reports by the BLS also include:

  • Industry profiles – work locations physician offices, hospitals, etc.
  • Geographic profiles – including information with the most PA and NPs, Hourly mean and Annual Salary mean
  • Geographic profiles also includes: top paying states, metro areas and non metro areas.
  • In addition, you can review past salary reports.

 

To read the full Salary Reports:

Full Report – Physician Assistant

 

Full Report – Nurse Practitioner

 

Hopefully this information is helpful.

 

 

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