How Much do Physician Assistants Make in Illinois?

Do physician assistants in Illinois make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Illinois physician assistants?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, physician assistants in Illinois earn an average of $105,520 a year, equivalent to $50.73 an hour.

This is 6% less than physician assistants nationwide, but it is 91% more than the typical Illinois worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Illinois Physician Assistant Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $64.26 $133,660
75th $58.28 $121,210
50th $49.82 $103,620
25th $42.99 $89,410
10th $36.83 $76,610
Illinois Physician Assistants Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Bloomington $44.62 $92,800
Carbondale $46.68 $97,100
Champaign $60.81 $126,490
Chicago $50.63 $105,300
Peoria $49.31 $102,570
Rockford $57.17 $118,910
Springfield $38.91 $80,930
Illinois Physician Assistant Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $50.73 $105,520
2018 $52.05 $108,260
2017 $50.35 $104,730
2016 $47.44 $98,670
2015 $42.62 $88,650
2014 $40.28 $83,770
2013 $38.97 $81,050
2012 $40.60 $84,440
2011 $36.87 $76,680