How much does a Certified Physician Assistant (PA)-Medical Specialty make in the United States? The average Certified Physician Assistant (PA)-Medical Specialty salary in the United States is $129,400 as of January 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $118,100 and $143,000. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.

Certified Physician Assistant (PA)-Medical Specialty Salaries by Percentile
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10th Percentile Certified Physician Assistant (PA)-Medical Specialty Salary $107,812 US January 26, 2024
25th Percentile Certified Physician Assistant (PA)-Medical Specialty Salary $118,100 US January 26, 2024
50th Percentile Certified Physician Assistant (PA)-Medical Specialty Salary $129,400 US January 26, 2024
75th Percentile Certified Physician Assistant (PA)-Medical Specialty Salary $143,000 US January 26, 2024
90th Percentile Certified Physician Assistant (PA)-Medical Specialty Salary $155,382 US January 26, 2024
25% $118,100 10% $107,812 90% $155,382 75% $143,000 $129,400 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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The Certified Physician Assistant (PA)-Medical Specialty examines patient, performs comprehensive physical examinations, and compiles patient medical data, including health history and results of physical examination. Assesses, plans, and provides patient care in a medical specialty, such as cardiology, neurology, orthopedics, etc. under the supervision of a physician. Being a Certified Physician Assistant (PA)-Medical Specialty participates in daily patient rounds, writes progress notes, conducts patient education, writes prescriptions, and prepares discharge summaries. Orders and interprets appropriate laboratory and radiographic tests. In addition, Certified Physician Assistant (PA)-Medical Specialty requires completion of the PANCE exam administered by National Commission of the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). Requires a master's degree in Health Sciences for Physician Assistants or related. Requires Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C). Requires State license to practice. Typically reports to a physician. Certified Physician Assistant (PA)-Medical Specialty's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)

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