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Physician Assistant Salary in Louisiana - LA

Louisiana Physician Assistant Salaries

As of May 2008 the average Louisiana physician assistant salary was $69,630 and the mean hourly wage was $33.48. Nationally the highest salaries for physician assistants in Louisiana are paid by general medical and surgical hospitals and outpatient care centers and the lowest by colleges, universities, and professional schools.

A Louisiana physician assistant salary is expected to be within the following ranges:

The 50 PAs in Alexandria earn an average of $35.71 per hour and $74,270 per year.
The 140 PAs in Baton Rouge earn an average of $35.98 per hour and $74,840 per year.
The 90 PAs in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner earn an average of $32.11 per hour and $66,780 per year.
The 110 PAs in Shreveport-Bossier City earn an average of $30.86 per hour and $64,200 per year.

Louisiana Physician Assistant Associations

The Louisiana Academy of Physician Assistants was incorporated in March 1978, and at its yearly conferences it draws 150 to 200 attendees from its 260-plus membership. The association educates the public about physician assistants, supports continuing medical education, advocates for the profession in the legislature, and involves students in its work.

Louisiana Academy of Physician Assistants
Private Mail Box 177
9655 Perkins Road, Suite C
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Phone: 888.687.5272
E-mail: info@ourlapa.org
Website: www.ourlapa.org

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