Certified PAs continue to be in high demand according to NCCPA’s 2017 Statistical Report of Recently Certified PAs. The comprehensive report, which is issued annually, shows that over 77 percent of these PAs had multiple job offers and an average starting salary of almost $95,000. For the second consecutive year, the highest salaries were in radiation oncology, occupational medicine, gynecology, emergency medicine and psychiatry. Read more.