The average salary for an Acupuncturist is C$48,696 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$29,900 - C$86,248
C$30K
C$49K
C$86K
MEDIAN: C$49,264
10%
50%
90%
C$14.54 - C$66.38
C$15
C$29
C$66
MEDIAN: C$28.88
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$115K
Salary C$29,900 - C$86,248
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C$30,133 - C$115,691
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 32
Hourly Data C$0C$66
Hourly Rate C$14.54 - C$66.38
Annual Data C$0C$115K
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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C$30,133 - C$115,691
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

Job Description for Acupuncturist

Acupuncturists perform therapy with tiny needles in order to relieve pain and stress. This acupuncture is applied to various parts of the body that are believed to help remedy certain ailments; some common treatments are for migraines, weight loss, allergies, and back pain. Acupuncture may also be recommended as part of treatment plans for pain relief for cancer patients.

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Acupuncturist Tasks

  • Assess clients' soft tissue condition, nerves and blood vessels to determine appropriate acupressure sites.
  • Place small needles into predetermined sites on a patient's skin to relieve pain or stress.
  • Confer with clients about their medical histories and any problems with stress or pain in order to determine what acupuncture techniques would be helpful.

Acupuncturist Pay By Employer

$0$60K

Self-Employed
4 profiles
$60,500

Acupuncturist Job Listings

Key Stats for Acupuncturist

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Acupuncturist Salaries

Experienced
▲117%

National Average
C$51,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 65%