Physician Assistant Salary by Specialty

The following is an up-to-date listing of physician assistant salaries nationwide. The survey includes base salaries from 2012, 2013 and the year over year trend.  If you have any question regarding compensation related to your search, please contact your recruiter.

(*Source: Advance Healthcare)

Specialty20132012Change
Academia $107,925 $89,253 4.94%
Aesthetics $102,925 $98,071 20.92%
Cardiology $108,423 $95,129 13.97%
College Health $76,276 $84,299 -9.52%
Community Health n/a $87,618 n/a
Convenient Care n/a $93,250 n/a
Corrections $112,619 $91,200 23.48%
Dermatology $125,969 n/a n/a
Diabetes $93,750 $90,000 0.04%
Emergency Department $121,222 $116,366 4.17%
Endocrinology $107,500 n/a n/a
Family / Primary Care $101,148 $93,733 7.86%
Gastroenterology $102,380 n/a n/a
Gerontology $91,286 n/a n/a%
Healthcare Home $97,000 n/a n/a
Hematology $90,750 n/a n/a
HIV / AIDS $98,667 n/a n/a
Hospitalist $101,570 $87,027 16.71%
Hospital Unit n/a $101,769 n/a
House Calls $82,000 n/a n/a
Infectious Disease $75,500 n/a n/a
Internal Medicine $100,105 $98,555 1.57%
Men's Health $98,200 n/a n/a
Mental Health $106,208 $125,840 -15.60%
Neonatal Unit $105,000 n/a n/a
Neurology $101,791 n/a n/a
Nursing Home $107,920 $101,000 6.85%
Occupational Health $105,328 n/a n/a
Oncology $98,361 $90,500 8.68%
Palliative Health / Hospice $97,292 n/a n/a
Pediatrics $96,475 $117,060 -17.58%
Public Health $84,946 n/a n/a
Pulmonology $101,383 n/a n/a
Radiology $124,385 $150,000 -17.07%
Retail Health $105,571 n/a n/a
Rheumatology $107,887 n/a n/a
Rural Clinic n/a $97,116 n/a
Sleep Medicine $78,967 n/a n/a
Surgery $114,012 $110,479 3.19%