A Chiropractor earns an average salary of $60,728 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Nutrition Support, Patient Education, and Nutrition.

$36,487 - $120,454
$36K
$61K
$120K
MEDIAN: $60,727
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$19.46 - $62.54
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$63
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$36,487 - $120,454  
   
Bonus
$1,002 - $24,477  
Profit Sharing
$2,077 - $110,000  
Commission
$12,208  
Total Pay (?
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$38,703 - $123,132  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 927
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.46 - $62.54  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.19  
Overtime
$55.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,002 - $24,477  
   
Commission
$12,208  
Profit Sharing
$2,077 - $110,000  
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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$38,703 - $123,132  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 114

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Chiropractor

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,701

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Key Stats for Chiropractor

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 80 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Chiropractor Salaries




National Average
$63,000


Skills That Affect Chiropractor Salaries

Nutrition Support
up arrow 37%

Patient Education
up arrow 20%

Nutrition
up arrow 16%

Acupuncture
up arrow 5%

National Average
$63,000




Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
dental benefits
None: 65%
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