Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

29-1011 Chiropractors

Assess, treat, and care for patients by manipulation of spine and musculoskeletal system. May provide spinal adjustment or address sacral or pelvic misalignment.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
34,740 2.6 % $41.28 $85,870 2.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $16.82 $24.95 $34.33 $47.74 $71.72
Annual Wage (2) $34,990 $51,890 $71,410 $99,290 $149,170


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 32,040 3.52 $40.74 $84,740
Offices of Physicians 1,940 0.07 $50.25 $104,520
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 260 0.00 $42.22 $87,810
Outpatient Care Centers 110 0.01 $47.27 $98,320
Employment Services 110 0.00 $37.77 $78,560

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 32,040 3.52 $40.74 $84,740
Offices of Physicians 1,940 0.07 $50.25 $104,520
Outpatient Care Centers 110 0.01 $47.27 $98,320
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 260 0.00 $42.22 $87,810
Employment Services 110 0.00 $37.77 $78,560

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Offices of Physicians 1,940 0.07 $50.25 $104,520
Outpatient Care Centers 110 0.01 $47.27 $98,320
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services (8) (8) $42.34 $88,070
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 260 (7) $42.22 $87,810
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 32,040 3.52 $40.74 $84,740


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 3,330 0.20 0.82 $38.73 $80,550
Florida 2,480 0.29 1.20 $45.82 $95,310
Texas 2,190 0.18 0.75 $40.25 $83,730
New York 1,970 0.21 0.88 $40.29 $83,800
Illinois 1,610 0.27 1.12 $43.57 $90,620




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Montana 270 0.57 2.39 $29.03 $60,390
North Dakota 200 0.49 2.03 $37.32 $77,630
Iowa 740 0.48 2.00 $39.27 $81,670
Nebraska 440 0.45 1.86 $34.25 $71,230
Alaska 140 0.43 1.80 $44.79 $93,160




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rhode Island 110 0.23 0.96 $55.45 $115,350
Tennessee 570 0.19 0.80 $55.11 $114,630
New Jersey 870 0.22 0.90 $54.81 $114,010
Washington 1,110 0.34 1.42 $53.42 $111,100
Missouri 720 0.26 1.07 $50.16 $104,330





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 2,100 0.22 0.92 $46.19 $96,070
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,610 0.26 1.10 $40.33 $83,880
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,040 0.22 0.93 $47.52 $98,840
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 910 0.26 1.07 $38.58 $80,250
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 770 0.39 1.64 $45.90 $95,470
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 740 0.37 1.55 (8) (8)
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 670 0.26 1.08 $46.70 $97,150
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 670 0.33 1.36 $34.26 $71,260
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 630 0.23 0.97 $31.73 $66,000
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 550 0.47 1.94 $32.87 $68,380




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Bend-Redmond, OR 80 0.96 4.02 $32.48 $67,570
Fond du Lac, WI 40 0.79 3.30 $26.88 $55,920
Rockford, IL 110 0.76 3.15 $47.74 $99,300
Dubuque, IA 40 0.75 3.14 $36.90 $76,740
Boulder, CO 130 0.70 2.93 $29.66 $61,700
Farmington, NM 30 0.68 2.83 (8) (8)
St. Cloud, MN 70 0.65 2.69 $37.46 $77,920
Florence, SC 50 0.63 2.62 $49.56 $103,080
Billings, MT 50 0.63 2.62 $27.15 $56,480
Prescott, AZ 40 0.62 2.60 $23.88 $49,680