Family Practice PAs earn an average salary of $124,000 per year, according to Medscape. Physician assistants in all specialties earn $134,000 a year.
Locum tenens family medicine physician assistants earn between $75 and $100 an hour, depending on a variety of factors relating to the assignment, facility, and the experience of the physician assistant.
Famly Practice Physician assistant employment is projected by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics to grow 27 percent from 2022 to 2032. This number is significantly higher than the three percent growth projection for all occupations. U.S. News and World Report listed physician assistant as the number two most in-demand job across occupations for 2024.
Yes! Locum tenens is a great way to gain experience as a PA or to learn a new specialty. While some family medicine PA jobs require specific experience, others are open to physician assistants who meet all job qualifications.
The easiest way to find a job as a new PA graduate is to connect with a dedicated Barton recruiter, who can find you an open job that matches your experience and skill set.
Check out our tips for finding work as a new physician assistant grad.
Yes! Barton Associates offers free comprehensive malpractice insurance to all locum tenens physician assistants who work with us. Our claims-made insurance is furnished by an “A”-rated insurance company and includes tail coverage for all providers. Learn more about our PA malpractice insurance here.