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New Research from AAPA

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Salary Reports

The 2020 AAPA Salary Report is now available! In just a few clicks, the interactive 2020 AAPA Salary Report allows you to customize data tables to fit your unique employment situation. Quickly compare the most current PA salary data across specialties, geographic locations, work setting, years of experience, and more. The best part? You still have access to the complete collection of salary data from AAPA.

The AAPA Salary Report remains the most comprehensive PA salary resource on the market. No other report provides this level of detail about PA compensation including base salary, hourly wages, productivity pay, and bonuses.

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Prior years’ reports can be found in the AAPA Shop. under Other Publications and Previous Additions.

AAPA Data Briefs

AAPA Research on News Central

You can now find all of the articles authored by Research or about research on News Central by viewing articles by topic!

AAPA Research Publications




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Research Support and Consulting

Vital Statistics Consulting is a healthcare research and education company that builds research capacity among PAs in academia and clinical practice. We offer PA faculty, practitioners, and administrators customized research solutions, which include:

  • Clinically focused research training modules and on-site seminars/workshops
  • IRB and intra/extramural grant preparation
  • Study design, statistical analysis, and interpretation
  • Medical writing
  • Research curriculum design and support for PA Program Directors
  • Clinically applicable CMEs on research-related topics

ScienceDocs Inc. is a scientific and medical research support provider. We provide statistical consultation, grant proposal writing (foundations, private grants, academic and SBIR), journal article editing, CV/resume editing/writing and other services.  While the focus of these services is primarily on members who are involved in clinical research, ScienceDocs provides assistance to anyone engaged in medical communications of any kind. ScienceDocs, Inc. has agreed to provide AAPA members with a perpetual 20 percent discount off of all of their comprehensive research support services.


AAPA preserves the past Census Reports and National Survey Report. Our archives go as far back as the 1990s.

Selected Annotated Bibliography of the Physician Assistant Profession, 1993

Addendum to the selected annotated bibliography of the physician assistant profession, 1993−1999