Physician Assistant Career Path

Are you thinking of becoming a Physician Assistant or already started your career and planning the next step? Learn how to become a Physician Assistant, what skills you need to succeed, how to advance your career and get promoted, and what levels of pay to expect at each step on your career path. Explore new Physician Assistant job openings and options for career transitions into related roles.

Seniority Levels

L2

Physician Assistant

Alias: Physician Assistant II, Assistant Physician Assistant...(3)
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0 - 1Years of Experience
£26,988Avg. Annual Salary
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L3

Mid-level Physician Assistant

Alias: Senior Physician Assistant
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£50,448Avg. Annual Salary
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L4

Staff Physician Assistant

Alias: Lead Physician Assistant, Adjunct Physician Assistant...(3)
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5 - 7Years of Experience
£36,156Avg. Annual Salary
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Salary Trajectory

Physician Assistant Career Path

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£50K
£40K
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Important Skill Sets for the Physician Assistant Career Path

Critical Thinking
Schedules
Positive Attitude
Excellent Communication

Physician Assistant Career Transitions

Your skills as a physician assistant can prepare you to transition into related roles, such as medical manager or physician advisor, which could open up different career paths for you. Below are the most common physician assistant career transitions, along with typical salaries and skill requirements.