$29,001
Avg. Salary
$12.59
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$508

Bonus

$1,750

Profit Sharing

$500

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Chiropractic Assistant is $12.59 per hour.

The average pay for a Chiropractic Assistant is $29,001 per year.

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$9.86
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$12.59
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$16.32
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MEDIAN $12.59
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$19k
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$39k
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MEDIAN $29,001
$18,546 - $39,064
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MEDIAN: $29,001
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$0$39K
Salary $18,546 - $39,064
Bonus $151 - $2,494
Profit Sharing $175 - $6,750
Commission $500
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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$20,499 - $34,892
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 132
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $9.86 - $16.32
Hourly Tips $1.67
Overtime $14.00 - $24.59
Annual Data $0$34K
Bonus $151 - $2,494
Commission $500
Profit Sharing $175 - $6,750
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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$20,499 - $34,892
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,652

Job Description for Chiropractic Assistant

The person who helps set up appointments, answers the phone, keeps patient records, and facilitates payments at a chiropractic office is the chiropractic assistant. He or she works with the chiropractor and act as the go-between to help manage an efficient flow of patients to maximize staff time during office hours.

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Chiropractic Assistant Pay By Employer

$0$32K

$23,140

$30,658

Common Career Paths for Chiropractic Assistant


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At the upper end, Chiropractic Assistants who move into a Chiropractor role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Chiropractors is a much higher $60K per year. Becoming an Office Manager of a Medical Office is, more often than not, the most common role that Chiropractic Assistants move into when they're ready for the next step in their career. The average salary for the position is $37K. Another frequent advance is for Chiropractic Assistants to assume a Chiropractic Therapy Assistant role; in this role, workers often earn $25K.

Chiropractic Assistant Job Listings

Popular Skills for Chiropractic Assistant


Chiropractic Assistants report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Customer Relations, Billing, Insurance, and Office Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Chiropractic Techniques and Rehabilitation. Those educated in Customer Service tend to be well versed in Office Administration and Insurance.

Pay by Experience Level for Chiropractic Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Chiropractic Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Chiropractic Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 846 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chiropractic Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 214 salaries. An experienced Chiropractic Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 123 salaries. A Chiropractic Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 28 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

21%

17%

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-9%

National Average: $26,588

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Chiropractic Assistants, Seattle provides a pay rate that is 22 percent greater than the national average. Chiropractic Assistants will also find cushy salaries in Phoenix (+19 percent), Austin (+18 percent), Raleigh (+16 percent), and Portland (+11 percent). Trailing the national average by 9 percent, Cincinnati is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers also pay below the national average in Atlanta (8 percent lower) and Las Vegas (5 percent lower).

Chiropractic Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Chiropractic Assistant?

Chiropractic Assistant in Rochester:
Pros: Seeing patients improvement from treatment.
Cons: Insurance companies.

Chiropractic Assistant in McHenry:
"I love my job!"
Pros: I love working directly with patients and making sure that their medical documentation is up to the industry requirements. This gives me the opportunity to constantly learn and be challenged in my job. I am never bored and I work for someone who is always encouraging me to learn more and stretch my abilities. She is an excellent teacher and extremely smart. I find documentation comes very easily to me as does working with patients to better their health.
Cons: Although I can work at the front desk answering phones, scheduling appointments and taking patient payments, I no longer find it as easy as documentation and working with patients.

Chiropractic Assistant in Laredo:
"A lot of responsibility. Do physical therapy under doctor."
Pros: Everything I'm learning. So much.
Cons: No benefits. Changing doctors all the time. Short in staff.

Chiropractic Assistant in Newhall California:
"Be aware of job market/value for your job."
Be able to multi-task, on-time and keep the flow going in the hall with. Patients.

Chiropractic Assistant in Clarksville:
"Working with people making their lives better."
Pros: Helping people with wellness.
Cons: Pay scale.

Chiropractic Assistant in Austin:
"I don't find it fulfilling."
Pros: Patients are nice.
Cons: Soul crushing amount of time spent on the phone with automated voices.

Chiropractic Assistant in Columbus:
"How Difficult Insurance Companies Can Be."
Be kind, be patient, and make your patients know they are the most important part of your day.

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Key Stats for Chiropractic Assistant

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 261 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Chiropractic Assistant Salaries

▲17%

▲12%

▲6%

National Average
$27,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Chiropractic Assistant Salaries

▲3%


▲2%




National Average
$27,000


▼1%


Patient Education
▼2%

Physical Therapy
▼2%

Medical Terminology
▼2%

xray
▼3%

Rehabilitation
▼4%

Chiropractic Techniques
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 261 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 84%