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Physician Assistant Salary in Michigan - MI

Michigan Physician Assistant Salaries

According to the Michigan Physician Profile, the physician assistant salary in Michigan compares favorably with national salary averages. The median salary for physician assistants nationally who work in hospitals and similar institutions ranged between $75,800 and $87,700, whereas in Michigan the range was between $74,984 and $91,998 in the middle of 2008, with an average salary of $84,840 annually for its 3,010 PAs and $40.79 hourly.

According to the May 2008 data, Niles-Benton Harbor, Michigan, was one of the five metropolitan areas in the United States with the highest concentrations of physician assistants.  The physician assistant salary in Michigan for the 110 practitioners within the state is $86,330, with an average hourly wage of $41.51.

In the other metropolitan areas in the state, salaries for physician assistants vary:

Ann Arbor, 310 PAs, averaging $42.62 hourly and $88,650 annually
Battle Creek, 50 PAs, averaging $35.87 hourly and $74,610 annually
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, 1,070 PAs, averaging $43.01 hourly and $89,450 annually
Flint, 130 PAs, averaging $36.54 hourly and $76,000 annually
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, 280 PAs, averaging $38.33 hourly and $79,730 annually
Kalamazoo-Portage, 110 PAs, averaging $45.79 hourly and $95,250 annually
Lansing-East Lansing, 170 PAs, averaging $39.01 hourly and $81,150 annually
Niles-Benton Harbor, 110 PAs, averaging $41.51 hourly and $86,330 annually

State associations
The Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants views the physician assistant profession in the context of the effort to provide good health care and is particularly devoted to the idea of the doctor and physician assistant working as a team.

Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants
120 West Saginaw Street
East Lansing MI 48823
1-877-YES-MAPA (phone)
mapa@michiganpa.org (e-mail)
www.michiganpa.org (website)

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