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2024 AAPA Salary Report

The Most Comprehensive PA Salary Resource

FREE to AAPA fellow, student, and retired members.*

Dive into the interactive 2024 AAPA Digital Salary Report for a personalized exploration of key salary and benefits insights. Tailor the data tables with just a few clicks, allowing you to compare the latest PA compensation data across specialties, locations, and experience levels. AAPA members can even compare data across multiple years!

Within the digital report, you will also be able to access more than 200 pages of data within the 2024 Salary Report PDF as soon as it becomes available later this summer.**

Visit our FAQ page to learn more about the 2024 Salary Report data.

*Pre-PA, affiliate, and associate members can purchase the report for $200. Check your member status by logging in to your profile.

**Available free to fellow, retired, and student members. AAPA membership must be active to access the annual report PDF.

Highlights of the 2024 Report

PA Median Compensation Is Up 5.8%

In 2023, PA median compensation increased to $127,000, up from $120,000 in 2022!

$6,000 Median Bonus for Full-Time PAs

Nearly 53% of full-time PAs received a bonus in 2023.

Make Your Report Work for You — Fast

With a few easy selections, you can create customized data tables that match your employment situation. Plus, we’ve made a few tweaks so you can access your data even faster!

See Salaries Side-by-Side

Compare PA salaries across different states or specialties with a few clicks. And you can even print your customized tables!

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How to Interpret the Data

Check out our FAQs about the report and data.

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Research You Can Trust

Our 2024 report includes the full set of PA salary data and follows the same rigorous research standards you’ve come to expect from AAPA.

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Moving? Use our free cost of living calculator alongside your customized salary data to determine the buying power of your pay.

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Take Your Career in a New Direction

Check out the Areas of Practice Guide, a collection of AAPA and partner resources, salary data, and CME in various practice areas and specialties.

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