$52,900
Avg. Salary
$37.75
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Licensed Acupuncturist is $37.75 per hour.

The average pay for a Licensed Acupuncturist is $52,900 per year.

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$24.60
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MEDIAN $52,900
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$0$122K
Salary $34,905 - $92,738
Bonus $2,035
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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$39,641 - $122,744
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 45
Hourly Data $0$90
Hourly Rate $24.60 - $90.60
Hourly Tips $1.25
Overtime $36.00
Annual Data $0$122K
Bonus $2,035
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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$39,641 - $122,744
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 50

Job Description

A licensed acupuncturist is required to pass the national certification exam in acupuncture. Licensed acupuncturists have accumulated an average of 2,700 hours of master's-level training, hundreds of hours of clinical experience, and at least 250 actual patient treatments before actual licensure. Training can be comprised of home study and videotaped lectures. An acupuncturist will need to complete a course in clean-needle technique that teaches the prevention of the spread of disease. Coursework also includes anatomy, biophysics, and nutrition, as well as courses specific to Oriental medicine, including herbalism and needle technique. All must pass a written exam.

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Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for a Licensed Acupuncturist has a positive trend. An entry-level Licensed Acupuncturist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 22 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Licensed Acupuncturist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Licensed Acupuncturist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 9 salaries. A Licensed Acupuncturist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
7%

How Experience Affects Salaries

Experienced
▲38%

Late-Career
▲9%

National Average
$64,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 67%