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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

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)
35,010 2.5 % $40.87 $85,010 1.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $16.97 $25.38 $33.82 $47.00 $70.90
Annual Wage (2) $35,290 $52,800 $70,340 $97,760 $147,480


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 32,630 3.41 $40.31 $83,840
Offices of Physicians 1,410 0.05 $50.87 $105,800
Outpatient Care Centers 190 0.02 $46.20 $96,100
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 150 0.00 $46.19 $96,080

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 32,630 3.41 $40.31 $83,840
Offices of Physicians 1,410 0.05 $50.87 $105,800
Outpatient Care Centers 190 0.02 $46.20 $96,100
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 150 0.00 $46.19 $96,080

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Offices of Physicians 1,410 0.05 $50.87 $105,800
Employment Services (8) (8) $48.47 $100,810
Outpatient Care Centers 190 0.02 $46.20 $96,100
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 150 (7) $46.19 $96,080
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services (8) (8) $45.68 $95,020


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 3,250 0.19 0.78 $34.56 $71,890
Florida 2,750 0.31 1.31 $45.81 $95,290
Texas 2,230 0.18 0.75 $43.98 $91,470
Illinois 1,790 0.30 1.24 $41.81 $86,960
New York 1,550 0.16 0.68 $39.79 $82,760




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)
North Dakota 260 0.62 2.60 $37.75 $78,520
Montana 270 0.58 2.41 $25.01 $52,020
Nebraska 550 0.56 2.37 $33.44 $69,560
Iowa 790 0.51 2.15 $33.65 $69,980
Alaska 150 0.48 2.00 $38.02 $79,080




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Connecticut 190 0.11 0.47 $61.14 $127,180
Washington 940 0.28 1.19 $59.00 $122,730
New Jersey 810 0.20 0.83 $58.20 $121,060
Ohio 1,420 0.26 1.09 $53.83 $111,960
Hawaii 80 0.13 0.53 $52.43 $109,050





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 1,680 0.17 0.73 $48.22 $100,290
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,490 0.24 1.00 $32.25 $67,090
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,240 0.27 1.11 $44.15 $91,830
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 880 0.45 1.87 $43.78 $91,060
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 790 0.22 0.91 $44.95 $93,490
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 670 0.24 1.02 $28.80 $59,900
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 670 0.31 1.32 $32.12 $66,810
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 660 0.33 1.37 (8) (8)
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 650 0.25 1.04 $46.57 $96,860
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 650 0.54 2.26 $31.94 $66,430




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)
Fond du Lac, WI 40 0.80 3.37 $27.51 $57,220
Farmington, NM 40 0.76 3.17 (8) (8)
Bismarck, ND 50 0.76 3.19 $34.05 $70,830
Fargo, ND-MN 100 0.75 3.14 $36.13 $75,140
Eau Claire, WI 60 0.71 2.96 $48.13 $100,110
Bend-Redmond, OR 60 0.71 2.96 $39.39 $81,930
Anchorage, AK 120 0.67 2.82 $39.58 $82,320
Sioux City, IA-NE-SD 60 0.66 2.78 $24.01 $49,930
Johnstown, PA 30 0.66 2.76 $31.61 $65,740
Appleton, WI 80 0.66 2.79 $37.31 $77,600