Average Physician Assistant PA Salary in Canada

Annual Base Salary - $81,985.00/year

The average annual salary of Physician Assistant (PA) is $81,985.00


The starting salary of Physician Assistant (PA) is between $51,408.00 and $60,480.00 whereas the maximum salary range is between $104,000.00 and $119,600.00.

Minimum Annual PayMaximum Annual Pay
Average Hourly Pay - $25.04/hour

The average hourly pay of Physician Assistant (PA) is $25.04.


The starting hourly rate is between $14.00 and $15.90 for Physician Assistant (PA) whereas the maximum hourly wage is between $50.76 and $58.00.

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$103.00 - $5,300.00
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  • Currency : CAD
  • Annual Salary : $81,985.00
  • Hourly Pay : $25.04
  • Weekly Pay : $1,531.00
  • Fortnightly Salary : $3,061.00
  • Monthly Salary : $6,633.00

Physician Assistant (PA) Salary Comparison by Gender


This pie chart demonstrates the gender share for Physician Assistant (PA). As indicated, the golden colour represents the percentage share for women and the green represents the percentage share for men.

As shown in the chart, female employees are involved significantly more as Physician Assistant (PA) compared to male. Their involvement is 62% while of male is only 38%.

Salary Distribution Based on Years of Experience

The line graph shows Physician Assistant (PA) salary in Canada on an annual basis. In this graph specifically, it is indicated that as the years of experience increases, so does their wages.

For Physician Assistant (PA) working less than a year in a company, you notice that their annual salary starts around $80,252.64.

As the years of experience reaches 1 to 4, there is a decrease of $1,817.92 which would decline total wage to $78,434.72.

Once the experience reaches 5-9 years Physician Assistant (PA) salary would increase again to a total of $89,387.25, adding $10,952.53 from the last salary increase.

After reaching the 10-19 year experience in their career, another increase in salary will be added to a total of $94,887.65.

And finally, once the Physician Assistant (PA) gains 20 years of experience or more, their salary would reach $86,560.00.

Prominent Skills Affecting Physician Assistant (PA) Salary

The bar graph data indicates the importance of specific skills which can have a direct impact on Physician Assistant (PA)'s salary. It clearly highlights the skills needed for a post of Physician Assistant (PA) when hired by an employer. The skill that is required for Physician Assistant (PA) is Acute Care that affects the salary by 28%.

Compensation Statistics Based on Experience Levels

This combination of a line and the bar graph shows how the experience affects the salary of Physician Assistant (PA). Companies are considering factors like training and education directly affecting the salary offered to you as an employee. The line graph shows the salary increment with the increase in experience whereas the bar graph shows the comparision of how the salary is getting affected based on experience level.

As shown in the trends, lowest earning is $77,886.00 whereas the highest earning is $92,643.00 which clearly shows the salary increases with the level of expertise.

Late Career person will earn the maximum salary of $92,643.00 at 13%. So to summerize, Entry Level earns 3% less than the average salary, Early Career earns 5% less than the average salary, Mid Carrer earns 6% more than the average salary, Late Career earns 13% more than the average salary, Experienced earns 1% more than the average salary.

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