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PA average hourly wage & salary for all 50 states — Nevada tops the list at $124k

Physician assistants in Nevada earned the highest average annual salary of all PAs in the U.S. at $124,180, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Rhode Island followed with $114,650, and New Hampshire, North Dakota and Connecticut rounded out the top five.

Here are the average hourly wages and salaries for PAs in all 50 states, based on BLS data gathered in May 2015, listed in alphabetical order.

Alabama

Hourly: $44.83
Annual wage: $93,240

Alaska

Hourly: $53.18
Annual wage: $110,600

Arizona

Hourly: $46.12
Annual wage: $95,920

Arkansas

Hourly: $35.04
Annual wage: $72,880

California

Hourly: $51.83
Annual wage: $107,810

Colorado

Hourly: $46.79
Annual wage: $97,330

Connecticut

Hourly: $53.46
Annual wage: $111,200

Delaware

Hourly: $52.77
Annual wage: $109,760

Florida

Hourly: $48.79
Annual wage: $101,480

Georgia

Hourly: $46.41
Annual wage: $96,530

Hawaii

Hourly: $43.19
Annual wage: $89,830

Idaho

Hourly: $48.63
Annual wage: $101,150

Illinois

Hourly: $42.62
Annual wage: $88,650

Indiana

Hourly: $47.66
Annual wage: $99,130

Iowa

Hourly: $46.26
Annual wage: $96,220

Kansas

Hourly: $46.10
Annual wage: $96,060

Kentucky

Hourly: $47.32
Annual wage: $98,430

Louisiana

Hourly: $41.44
Annual wage: $86,190

Maine

Hourly: $49.30
Annual wage: $102,550

Maryland

Hourly: $43.44
Annual wage: $90,360

Massachusetts

Hourly: $50.51
Annual wage: $105,060

Michigan

Hourly: $45.01
Annual wage: $93,620

Minnesota

Hourly: $51.32
Annual wage: $106,740

Mississippi

Hourly: $24.54
Annual wage: $51,040

Missouri

Hourly: $45.08
Annual wage: $93,770

Montana

Hourly: $46.65
Annual wage: $97,030

Nebraska

Hourly: $45.84
Annual wage: $95,340

Nevada

Hourly: $59.70
Annual wage: $124,180

New Hampshire

Hourly: $54.36
Annual wage: $113,070

New Jersey

Hourly: $52.55
Annual wage: $109,310

New Mexico

Hourly: $50.71
Annual wage: $105,470

New York

Hourly: $49.05
Annual wage: $102,020

North Carolina

Hourly: $47.12
Annual wage: $98,020

North Dakota

Hourly: $46.39
Annual wage: $96,490

Ohio

Hourly: $50.44
Annual wage: $104,920

Oklahoma

Hourly: $49.33
Annual wage: $102,600

Oregon

Hourly: $50.40
Annual wage: $104,830

Pennsylvania

Hourly: $42.12
Annual wage: $87,610

Rhode Island

Hourly: $55.12
Annual wage: $114,650

South Carolina

Hourly: $41.67
Annual wage: $86,670

South Dakota

Hourly: $46.39
Annual wage: $96,490

Tennessee

Hourly: $41.79
Annual wage: $86,920

Texas

Hourly: $47.87
Annual wage: $99,580

Utah

Hourly: $47.14
Annual wage: $98,050

Vermont

Hourly: $53.39
Annual wage: $111,050

Virginia

Hourly: $42.89
Annual wage: $89,210

Washington

Hourly: $52.15
Annual wage: $108,480

West Virginia

Hourly: $43.59
Annual wage: $90,670

Wisconsin

Hourly: $44.67
Annual wage: $92,910

Wyoming

Hourly: $50.04
Annual wage: $104,080

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