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  • Physician assistant average annual wage by state

    Physician assistants in the U.S. make an average of $130,490 annually and have a mean hourly wage of $62.74, according to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics data, released April 3.
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    Nurse practitioners in the U.S. make an average of $128,490 annually and have a mean hourly wage of $61.78, according to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics data, released April 3.
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    Registered nurses in the U.S. make an average of $94,480 annually and have a mean hourly wage of $45.42, according to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics data, released April 3.
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    From February to March, Montana saw the sharpest decrease to average weekly travel nurse pay, and Idaho saw the sharpest increase, according to data shared with Becker's from Vivian, a healthcare career marketplace.
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