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I started practicing 2 years ago as a PA in an Ortho-Spine practice, my responsibilities including First assist 2.5 days/week, rounding, clinic 2.5 days/week, rare call, rare weekends, also administrative tasks such as compiling surgical outcomes, assisting the training of staff, implementing new policies and procedures with staff etc. I was't excited about my initial salary and benefits but I have really enjoyed the work. I have gotten significant raises over the past couple of years but during my last raise/review there were interesting comments about decreasing my rate of salary growth which i thought strange as I am still below what I assumed most other PA's in my field are making.. My major issue is this: I feel like i am always being told what other PA's in Florida make in my field and a lot of what i research seems different than what I am told. There have been a few threads from Spine PA's on the forum and I wanted to create a general discussion among other PA's in my field so we can communicate with each other about what the "going rate" is. I started at 80k, I am currently at 100k with guaranteed 5k annual bonus. I only get 10 days PTO, Holidays, and 5 CME days with professional fees paid. (no sick time) I am told Laser spine institute PA's make 95k, (What I have read online is 105k with 4 weeks PTO including CME) I am told other local practices which do similar work make between 115-120's with a few PA's in the area at 150k, and 1 up to 180k (which they feel is extreme) They did not comment on what the other benefits these PA's have as far as PTO and Bonus' I also work part time in the ED on my free weekends when I have available time where I am paid $60/hr. I calculate my current full time position makes $42 or less base on the hours I work per week. So Fellow PA's please help enlighten me on what our "going rate" is?
A full time Ortho Spine PA position now available at Norton Healthcare in Louisville Kentucky. PA will work office only Monday through Friday. Minimal call from home. No ED call. PA will be on his/her own schedule and must be able to see patients independently with the ability to read their own X-rays and MRIs. Two surgeon and two PA staff. You will be the third. If interested see the job posting at www.nortonhealthcare.com
Hello everyone! I have been a Neurosurgery PA for about 5 years and just recently moved to Atlanta, GA. Given my experience, what kind of salary should I expect in Neurosurgery, Ortho-Spine surgery and Pain management in the Atlanta area? Currently I am looking for positions in either specialties so want to get a basic idea of all 3. I just don't want to settle for something low since I am not familiar with the current market rate in this area. Any suggestions would be appreciated :smile:Thank you!