The average hourly pay for an Acupuncturist is $35.59.
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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. Prior to carrying out services, acupuncturists evaluate their clients' needs and preferences to develop treatment plans whic…Read more
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Skills that pay less than market rate include Patient Education, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, Oriental Medicine, Pain Management and Acupuncture.
Pay by Experience Level for Acupuncturist
An entry-level Acupuncturist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $28.00 based on 17 salaries. An early career Acupuncturist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $30.79 based on 137 salaries. A mid-career Acupuncturist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $36.16 based on 92 salaries. An experienced Acupuncturist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44.97 based on 85 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $77.
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Employees with Acupuncturist in their job title in Austin, Texas earn an average of 70.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (41.7% more) and San Diego, California (8.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (29.8% less), New York, New York (13.7% less) and Los Angeles, California (11.5% less).
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