Chiropractor Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Chiropractor is $51,797 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Patient Education and Health and Wellness. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Chiropractor Total Pay (?
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$30,988 - $100,526
(Median)
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75K
100K
MEDIAN: $51,797
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Chiropractor Total Pay (?
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$15.08 - $58.01
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MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$30,988 - $100,526  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,248  
Profit Sharing
$997 - $145,437  
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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$33,260 - $105,136  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,339
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.08 - $58.01  
   
Overtime
$15.26 - $39.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,248  
   
Commission
$1,030 - $55,902  
Profit Sharing
$997 - $145,437  
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).
)
$33,260 - $105,136  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,339
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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.
Pay Difference By Location
Pittsburgh
up arrow 40%
New York
up arrow 21%
Dallas
up arrow 10%
Minneapolis
up arrow 9%
Los Angeles
up arrow 7%
Orlando
up arrow 6%
National Average
$57,000
San Diego
up arrow 3%
Houston
up arrow 5%
Atlanta
up arrow 5%
Miami
up arrow 7%
Portland
up arrow 7%
Chicago
up arrow 11%
Austin
up arrow 12%
Seattle
up arrow 14%
Denver
up arrow 14%
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Experience Affects Chiropractor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 49%
Experienced
up arrow 29%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$57,000

Skills That Affect Chiropractor Salaries

Patient Education
up arrow 32%
Rehabilitation
up arrow 5%
National Average
$57,000
Acupuncture
up arrow 3%
Nutrition
up arrow 21%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
28%
female alumni
 
Male
72%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 38% dental benefits Dental: 17%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 61%
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