Emergency Room Physician Assistant Career

*A job as an Emergency Room Physician Assistant falls under the broader career category of Physician Assistants. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category but may not specifically apply to this career title.

Job Description for Physician Assistants : Provide healthcare services typically performed by a physician, under the supervision of a physician. Conduct complete physicals, provide treatment, and counsel patients. May, in some cases, prescribe medication. Must graduate from an accredited educational program for physician assistants.


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Physician Assistant Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$102,090

Median Hourly Wage

$49.08*

Total Employed Nationally

104,050


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2016 wage data and 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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