Physician Assistants in Michigan
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You’re in luck! Jobs for Physician Assistants in Michigan are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Physician Assistants in Michigan is growing faster than average.
Physician Assistants in Michigan earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Physician Assistants Work in Michigan?
In 2018, there were 4,490 Physician Assistants working in the state.
There were 4,780 Physician Assistants employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 290 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 1,190 Physician Assistants working in it, which means Michigan has more Physician Assistants than average.
Job Projections for Michigan
Jobs for Physician Assistants in this state are growing at a rate of 37.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 37.4%.
Michigan Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 440 annual Physician Assistants job openings in Michigan, and 6,030 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 10,600 annual jobs and 145,900 total jobs in 2026.
What do Physician Assistants Make in Michigan?
In 2018 wages for Physician Assistants ranged from $84,950 to $136,840 with $108,200 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $40.84 to $65.79. The median hourly rate was $52.02.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $49.93 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $2.09.
The median salary in Michigan is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Michigan 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|
|Ann Arbor, MI||620||$111,340|
|Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI||610||$105,670|
|Lansing-East Lansing, MI||160||$104,220|
|South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI||60||$105,400|
|Niles-Benton Harbor, MI||50||$98,570|
Top States for Physician Assistants Employment
View the list below to see 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
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