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Emergency medicine physician assistant salary

How much do emergency medicine PAs make?

What do emergency medicine physician assistants make? conducted its Annual Compensation and Employment Survey in September of 2020. Survey respondents represent emergency medicine physician assistants who practice on a locum tenens basis as well as those with permanent salaries. Compensation results consist of only full-time, permanent employees and consider only annual salary and bonuses.

Average emergency medicine PA salary in 2019


Historical salary data

How does this year's salary compare to other years?

The average emergency medicine physician assistant’s salary decreased compared to last year. There was no survey data prior to 2018.

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Survey Results

Demographic insights by gender

There were approximately an equal number of male and female emergency medicine PAs last year. PA Emergency Medicine Salary Survey - Male Salary


2% increase PA Emergency Medicine Salary Survey - Female Salary


2% decrease

Where do emergency medicine PAs work?

These are three of the top work settings for emergency medicine physician assistants in 2019.

PA Emergency Medicine Salary Survey - Hospital Employed

Hospital employed

5% increase
Anesthesiology Salary Survey - Clinic or Community Center

Clinic or community center

10% decrease
PA Emergency Medicine Salary Survey - Outpatient facility

Outpatient facility

5% decrease

How old are Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants?

Approximately half of respondents were from Generation X (those born between 1965 and 1980).

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Respondent demographics

Emergency medicine physician assistants who took this survey

By region

Years in practice

Employment status

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Invitations for the survey were emailed to a database of more than 220,000 healthcare professionals in September 2020. Some recipients had been placed by, and some had not. There was a total of 2,080 respondents, both physicians and advanced practitioners, who were self-selected and spanned all 50 states. Best of Staffing Client Logo Best of Staffing Talent Logo Fortune Best Workplace Logo NALTO Logo Beyond Profit Logo Beyond Profit Logo