The median annual salary for full-time clinical physician assistants was $105,000 in 2017, a 2.9 percent increase from $102,000 the year prior, according to the 2018 AAPA Salary Report.

Alaska has the highest median PA salary ($130,000), but it falls to No. 20 on the list after adjusting for cost-of-living. Alabama had the lowest median PA salary ($91,400), according to the report.

The median PA salary and the median cost-adjusted PA salary in each state and the District of Columbia are listed below:

**Alabama **Median salary: $91,400

Cost-adjusted median salary: $101,218

**Alaska**Median salary: $130,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $105,178

**Arizona**Median salary: $110,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $105,465

**Arkansas**Median salary: $92,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $104,190

**California**Median salary: $125,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $89,928

**Colorado**Median salary: $101,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $96,099

**Connecticut**

Median salary: $115,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $93,042

**Delaware**Median salary: $105,300

Cost-adjusted median salary: $101,543

**District of Columbia**

Median salary: $114,650

Cost-adjusted median salary: $76,332

**Florida**Median salary: $102,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $101,493

**Georgia**Median salary: $104,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $112,190

**Hawaii**Median salary: $120,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $90,703

**Idaho**Median salary: $100,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $108,578

**Illinois**Median salary: $100,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $92,251

**Indiana**Median salary: $104,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $113,786

**Iowa**Median salary: $108,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $117,519

**Kansas**Median salary: $95,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $102,703

**Kentucky**Median salary: $95,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $103,939

**Louisiana**

Median salary: $94,250

Cost-adjusted median salary: $100,694

**Maine**Median salary: $103,500

Cost-adjusted median salary: $90,630

**Maryland**Median salary: $103,500

Cost-adjusted median salary: $81,754

**Massachusetts**Median salary: $110,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $87,371

**Michigan**Median salary: $101,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $112,723

**Minnesota**Median salary: $109,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $109,218

**Mississippi**Median salary: $100,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $117,925

**Missouri**Median salary: $100,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $111,857

**Montana**Median salary: $102,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $105,263

**Nebraska**Median salary: $97,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $103,412

**Nevada**Median salary: $110,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $105,871

**New Hampshire**Median salary: $100,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $83,612

**New Jersey**Median salary: $110,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $93,063

**New Mexico**Median salary: $106,660

Cost-adjusted median salary: $110,186

**New York**Median salary: $108,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $76,217

**North Carolina**Median salary: $101,800

Cost-adjusted median salary: $110,532

**North Dakota**Median salary: $97,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $95,850

**Ohio**Median salary: $100,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $111,483

**Oklahoma **Median salary: $106,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $117,127

**Oregon**Median salary: $110,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $101,289

**Pennsylvania**Median salary: $96,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $93,113

**Rhode Island**Median salary: $100,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $85,251

**South Carolina**Median salary: $100,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $103,199

**South Dakota**Median salary: $106,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $112,169

**Tennessee**Median salary: $98,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $108,287

**Texas**Median salary: $110,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $115,546

**Utah**Median salary: $100,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $101,523

**Vermont**Median salary: $114,500

Cost-adjusted median salary: $97,364

**Virginia**Median salary: $100,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $97,561

**Washington**Median salary: $116,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $103,111

**West Virginia**Median salary: $94,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $100,106

**Wisconsin **Median salary: $101,000

Cost-adjusted median salary: $104,447

**Wyoming**Median salary: $109,500

Cost-adjusted median salary: $108,847

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