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Chiropractor Salary

The average salary for a Chiropractor is $53,093 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Nutrition Support and Patient Education. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
$30,900 - $101,333
(Median)
31K
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53K
77K
100K
MEDIAN: $53,093
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$13.75 - $57.33
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MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$30,900 - $101,333  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,875  
Profit Sharing
$990 - $147,949  
Commission
$1,030 - $55,902  
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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$32,719 - $106,782  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,213
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.75 - $57.33  
   
Overtime
$16.50 - $50.32  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,875  
   
Commission
$1,030 - $55,902  
Profit Sharing
$990 - $147,949  
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).
)
$32,719 - $106,782  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 114
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Job Description for Chiropractor

Chiropractors are alternative health practitioners who evaluate, diagnose and perform a series of manual adjustments to the spine, or other articulations of the body, to correct the musculoskeletal system and treat health problems associated with the muscular, nervous, and skeletal systems.

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Chiropractor Tasks

  • Analyze x-rays to locate the sources of patients' difficulties and to rule out fractures or diseases as sources of problems.
  • Obtain, record and maintain patients' medical histories.
  • Counsel and advise patients about nutrition, exercise, stress management, and recommended courses of treatment.
  • Evaluate, diagnose and perform a series of manual adjustments to the spine, or other articulations of the body, to correct the musculoskeletal system.
  • Consult with and refer patients to appropriate health practitioners when necessary.

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Pay by Experience Level for Chiropractor

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

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Experience Affects Chiropractor Salaries



Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$58,000


Skills That Affect Chiropractor Salaries

Nutrition Support
up arrow 48%

Patient Education
up arrow 29%


Rehabilitation
up arrow 1%

National Average
$58,000


Acupuncture
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 273 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 37% dental benefits Dental: 17%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 62%