Chiropractor Salary

The average salary for a Chiropractor is $56,560 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.

$32,038 - $102,825
(Median)
$32K
$57K
$100K
MEDIAN: $56,560
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$14.92 - $58.01
(Median)
$15
$31
$58
MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$32,038 - $102,825  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,019  
Profit Sharing
$750 - $210,000  
Commission
$1,226 - $56,429  
Total Pay (?
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$34,148 - $110,530  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,223
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$14.92 - $58.01  
   
Overtime
$12.50 - $50.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,019  
   
Commission
$1,226 - $56,429  
Profit Sharing
$750 - $210,000  
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).
)
$34,148 - $110,530  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 131
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Job Description for Chiropractor

Chiropractors are tasked with physically rehabilitating clients from injuries, aging, or particular health conditions. Chiropractors generally conduct consultations with patients and perform exams to diagnose problems; then, a treatment plan can be created and chiropractic procedures will be performed on the patient; this includes performing adjustments, physiotherapy, and Thompsons Drops, to name a few. All of the processes involved should be explained fully to clients, so strong communication and customer service skills are important in order to help them feel at ease and answer any questions they might have.

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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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Experience Affects Chiropractor Salaries




National Average
$59,000


Skills That Affect Chiropractor Salaries

Nutrition Support
up arrow 45%

Patient Education
up arrow 26%

Health and Wellness
up arrow 1%

National Average
$59,000

Chiropractic Techniques
up arrow 1%

Rehabilitation
up arrow 1%

Nutrition
up arrow 14%

Acupuncture
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 194 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 36% dental benefits Dental: 16%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 63%
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