State by State Breakdown of PA salaries, compliments of Becker's

The median annual salary for full-time clinical physician assistants was $105,000 in 2017, a 2.9 percent increase from $102,000 the year prior, according to the 2018 AAPA Salary Report. Alaska has the highest median PA salary ($130,000), but it falls to No. 20 on the list after adjusting for cost-of-living. Alabama had the lowest median PA salary ($91,400), according to the report.