Physician Assistants in District of Columbia
Considering a career as a Physician Assistant in District of Columbia?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Physician Assistants in District of Columbia are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Physician Assistants in District of Columbia is growing faster than average.
Physician Assistants in District of Columbia earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Physician Assistants Work in District of Columbia?
In District of Columbia, there were 590 people working as Physician Assistants in the year 2018.
There were 500 Physician Assistants employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 90 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 1,190 Physician Assistants working in it, which means District of Columbia has fewer Physician Assistants than average.
Job Projections for District of Columbia
Jobs for Physician Assistants in this state are growing at a rate of 30.2% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 37.4%.
District of Columbia Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 40 annual job openings, and 560 total jobs in 2026 for Physician Assistants in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 10,600 annual jobs and 145,900 total jobs in 2026.
What do Physician Assistants Make in District of Columbia?
In 2018 wages for Physician Assistants ranged from $67,710 to $158,400 with $115,460 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $32.55 to $76.16. The median hourly rate was $55.51.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $54.25 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $1.26.
The median salary in District of Columbia is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top District of Columbia Metros for Physician Assistants
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Physician Assistants.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Top States for Physician Assistants Employment
The table below shows the states where most Physician Assistants work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Physician Assistants get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$115,460|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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