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Physician Assistant Jobs with DocCafe

DocCafe offers physician assistant jobs in over 80 specialties including primary care and family medicine, emergency medicine, and psychiatry.

Search thousands of full-time, part-time, contract and locum tenens PA jobs at hospitals, physicians’ offices, outpatient centers and nursing homes. Create a profile to gain access to high-paying PA jobs, manage your CV and view articles to help you with your job search.

Physician Assistant Salary

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual physician assistant salary is $121,530. The compensation a physician assistant earns can vary significantly by specialty, location and employment type.

Physician Assistant Job Outlook

DocCafe has thousands of jobs for physician assistants, and you can expect this number to grow. With a rapidly aging population, employment of physician assistants is projected to increase by 28 percent from 2021 to 2031. This is much faster than average and due to expanding health services and a focus on cost savings. The PA job outlook is bright, with 23,800 PA job openings projected each year, on average, over the decade.

Physician Assistant FAQs

What are the highest paying physician assistant jobs?
Cardiology was the highest paid physician assistant specialty last year, according to the AAPA Salary Survey. The top five highest-paying PA jobs include:
  • Cardiovascular/cardiothoracic surgery — $147,000
  • Dermatology — $146,000
  • Emergency medicine — $129,146
  • Surgical subspecialties — $127,775
  • Occupational medicine — $125,600
DocCafe makes it easy to search for, apply to and obtain a new physician assistant career opportunity that aligns with your financial goals.
Where do I find locum physician assistant jobs?
DocCafe offers a convenient "Position Type" filter to browse locum/travel job opportunities.  If you're in need of assistance with locum licensing and job placements, consider partnering with a specialized locum tenens agency.
What are the qualifications to become a certified physician assistant?
To become a certified physician assistant, you must fulfill PA school prerequisites and obtain work experience with HCE and PCE. All states require that physician assistants graduate from a PA accredited program and pass the Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam (PANCE). In order to become a practicing PA, you will need to become licensed in your state. DocCafe offers several opportunities where an employer can help you to get licensed as needed.
How can DocCafe help me find a physician assistant job?
DocCafe offers the largest free, secure and confidential national database of open physician assistant positions. Subscribing employers at healthcare systems can review your profile information and CV to contact you directly about relevant opportunities. Sign up or log in to find your perfect physician assistant job.


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