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2023 AAPA Salary Report

The Most Comprehensive PA Salary Resource!

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

Whether you want the big picture, or you’re looking for data that fits your unique employment situation, our interactive digital report has the answers – and an easy way to find them!

With a few clicks, customize the data tables for your situation. Want to see where you stand? An easy-to-navigate layout means you can quickly compare the most current PA salary data across specialties, geographic locations, work settings, years of experience, and more.

Plus, look beyond base salary and hourly wages into total wages, which annualizes hourly and productivity pay to give you a more complete compensation picture.

Within the digital report, members can also access the 200-page PDF which includes additional analysis on topics like PA supply and demand and newly graduated PAs.**

Visit our FAQ page to learn more about the 2023 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. If you’ve already purchased the report, click for access.

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

Highlights of the 2023 Report

Up Again! Total Compensation

In 2022, PAs’ median compensation was $120,000 – up by 4.3% from 2021!

On the Rebound: Professional Development

In 2022, PAs again said employers were funding professional development at pre-pandemic levels.

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 won’t waste your valuable time – 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 2023 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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There’s no need to be intimidated when you’ve got expert advice at your fingertips! Download our Contract Negotiation Checklist or click through our interactive Anatomy of a Contract tool for step-by-step advice.

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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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