How much does a Physician Assistant - Primary Care make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Physician Assistant - Primary Care in the United States is $61 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $57 and $66. Hourly rate 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. 

Physician Assistant - Primary Care Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Pay Rate Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Physician Assistant - Primary Care Salary $53 US June 27, 2024
25th Percentile Physician Assistant - Primary Care Salary $57 US June 27, 2024
50th Percentile Physician Assistant - Primary Care Salary $61 US June 27, 2024
75th Percentile Physician Assistant - Primary Care Salary $66 US June 27, 2024
90th Percentile Physician Assistant - Primary Care Salary $70 US June 27, 2024
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What skills does a Physician Assistant - Primary Care need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Collaboration: Works cooperatively and shares ideas with coworkers and managers to achieve common goals and objectives.

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Pediatric: Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that involves the medical care of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

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Basic Life Support: BLS is a level of medical care which is used for patients with life-threatening illnesses or injuries until they can be given full medical care by advanced life support providers. It can be provided by trained medical personnel.

Collaboration 3.14%
Pediatric 3.11%
Basic Life Support 1.92%
Others 91.83%
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Job Description for Physician Assistant - Primary Care

Physician Assistant - Primary Care assesses, plans, and provides patient care under the supervision of a physician. Examines patient, performs comprehensive physical examinations, and compiles patient medical data, including health history and results of physical examination. Being a Physician Assistant - Primary Care orders and interprets appropriate laboratory and radiographic tests. Administers therapeutic procedures as directed. Additionally, Physician Assistant - Primary Care scope of practice is limited to family medicine and primary care. Requires a master's degree in Health Sciences for Physician Assistants or related. Requires completion of the PANCE exam administered by National Commission of the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). Requires Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C). Typically reports to a Physician. Physician Assistant - Primary Care'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)... View full job description

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Physician Assistant - Primary Care salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Physician Assistant - Primary Care, the highest Physician Assistant - Primary Care salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Physician Assistant - Primary Care salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Physician Assistant - Primary Care salary is in Miami, FL, where the Physician Assistant - Primary Care salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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