Chiropractic Assistant Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Chiropractic Assistant is $11.55 per hour. A skill in Electronic Medical Records (EMR) is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Chiropractic Assistant Total Pay (?
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$19,690 - $39,837
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MEDIAN: $27,009
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Chiropractic Assistant Total Pay (?
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$9.04 - $15.29
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$19,690 - $39,837  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,429  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $1,000  
Commission
$110.00 - $3,650  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,960 - $33,084  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,465
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.04 - $15.29  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $23.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,429  
   
Commission
$110.00 - $3,650  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $1,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,960 - $33,084  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,465
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Job Description for Chiropractic Assistant

The person who helps set up appointments, answers the phone, keeps patient records, and facilitates payments at a chiropractic office is the chiropractic assistant. He or she works with the chiropractor and act as the go-between to help manage an efficient flow of patients to maximize staff time during office hours.
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Chiropractic Assistant Tasks
  • Supervise patient during procedures, informing doctor of any changes or issues.
  • Assist doctor performing chiropractic patient therapy and rehabilitation techniques.
  • Perform electrical stimulation, ultrasound and hot and cold pack applications.
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Pay by Experience Level for Chiropractic Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Baltimore
up arrow 27%
Chicago
up arrow 18%
Minneapolis
up arrow 10%
Phoenix
up arrow 3%
Omaha
up arrow 3%
Dallas
up arrow 1%
Las Vegas
up arrow 1%
National Average
$25,000
Charlotte
up arrow 2%
Sacramento
up arrow 15%
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Experience Affects Chiropractic Assistant Salaries

National Average
$25,000

Skills That Affect Chiropractic Assistant Salaries

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 15%
xray
up arrow 6%
up arrow 5%
Physical Therapy
up arrow 3%
Scheduling
up arrow 2%
Office Administration
up arrow 2%
Insurance
up arrow 2%
Customer Service
0%
National Average
$25,000
Medical Records
up arrow 1%
Data Entry
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
95%
female alumni
 
Male
5%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 20% dental benefits Dental: 6%
vision benefits Vision: 4% employee benefits None: 79%
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