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Chiropractor Salary

The average salary for a Chiropractor is $55,525 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.

$31,026 - $102,077
(Median)
$31K
$56K
$100K
MEDIAN: $55,524
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$14.79 - $57.58
(Median)
$15
$30
$58
MEDIAN: $30
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$31,026 - $102,077  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,161  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $153,193  
Commission
$1,237 - $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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$33,226 - $108,412  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,213
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $57.58  
   
Overtime
$12.50 - $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$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,161  
   
Commission
$1,237 - $55,902  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $153,193  
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).
)
$33,226 - $108,412  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 123

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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

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Experience Affects Chiropractor Salaries




National Average
$59,000


Skills That Affect Chiropractor Salaries

Nutrition Support
up arrow 46%

Patient Education
up arrow 27%

Health and Wellness
up arrow 2%

Rehabilitation
up arrow 1%

National Average
$59,000

Chiropractic Techniques
up arrow 1%

Acupuncture
up arrow 16%

Nutrition
up arrow 32%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 218 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 37% dental benefits Dental: 16%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 62%
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