Physician Assistants in Wisconsin
Considering a career as a Physician Assistant in Wisconsin?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Physician Assistants in Wisconsin are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Physician Assistants in Wisconsin is growing faster than average.
Physician Assistants in Wisconsin earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Physician Assistants Work in Wisconsin?
In 2018, there were 2,020 Physician Assistants working in the state.
There were 1,920 Physician Assistants employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 100 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 1,190 Physician Assistants working in it, which means Wisconsin has more Physician Assistants than average.
Job Projections for Wisconsin
Jobs for Physician Assistants in this state are growing at a rate of 29.6% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 37.4%.
Wisconsin Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 150 annual Physician Assistants job openings in Wisconsin, and 2,190 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 Wisconsin?
In 2018 wages for Physician Assistants ranged from $78,100 to $141,600 with $111,890 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $37.55 to $68.08. The median hourly rate was $53.79.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $51.23 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $2.56.
The median salary in Wisconsin is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Wisconsin 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|
|Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI||1,110||$114,370|
|Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI||750||$112,780|
|Green Bay, WI||100||$107,730|
|Eau Claire, WI||70||$110,600|
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
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