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Salaries of physician assistants (PAs) vary according to experience, specialty, and employer. The U.S. Department of Labor reports that PAs earned median annual salaries of $98,180 in May 2015. The lowest 10 percent earned $62,760 or less and the highest paid 10 percent earned $139,540 or more per year. PAs are well compensated compared with other occupations that have similar training requirements. Most PAs receive health and life insurance among other benefits.

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