Chiropractor Salary

chiropractor-salary-chart.jpgChiropractors care, treat, and assess patients through manipulating the musculoskeletal system and spine. They address sacral/pelvic misalignment and provide spinal adjustment.

Salary

The average salary of chiropractors is $78,410 annually. The bottom 10% earns at most $30,980 while the top 10% earns at least $141,440 a year. The median salary is $65,300 a year.

The best industries for employment are offices of “other” health practitioners (26,830 employed, $78,260 average); offices of physicians (1,090 employed, $77,770); and general medical and surgical hospitals (300 employed, $60,310). The top paying industry is offices of dentists, paying $125,500 (200 employed).

The top three paying states are Alaska ($152,890), Ohio ($114,260), and New Jersey ($101,090).

Job Outlook

The job outlook of chiropractors is expected to increase by 15% between 2012 and 2022, which is slightly faster than average.

Chiropractor Salary by State

State Lowest 10% Median Salary Highest 10% Average Salary
Alabama $41,760 $61,070 $153,560 $80,690
Alaska $80,290 $117,840 NA $152,890
Arizona $19,280 $67,400 $94,020 $67,130
Arkansas $22,230 $77,510 $183,950 $94,720
California $32,410 $66,300 $146,930 $88,000
Colorado $38,240 $64,720 $119,960 $69,370
Connecticut $42,520 $70,310 $184,900 $98,240
Delaware $50,100 $86,090 $148,160 $91,330
Florida $33,220 $65,500 $130,420 $76,050
Georgia $28,190 $45,840 $97,540 $55,080
Hawaii $38,830 $72,920 $147,260 $88,900
Idaho $22,570 $43,060 $76,790 $51,810
Illinois $31,110 $69,770 $176,350 $87,820
Indiana $35,360 $58,540 $171,140 $78,870
Iowa $38,250 $60,440 $116,560 $77,120
Kansas $33,320 $54,780 $144,560 $76,130
Kentucky $40,790 $66,800 $103,410 $78,470
Louisiana $33,030 $59,520 $148,210 $83,720
Maine $36,510 $59,690 $176,900 $81,190
Maryland $33,740 $61,620 $121,930 $77,720
Massachusetts $51,450 $83,910 $148,250 $98,630
Michigan $30,440 $63,290 $129,210 $76,530
Minnesota $26,650 $57,920 $144,490 $72,810
Mississippi $28,530 $68,630 $118,560 $71,190
Missouri $21,950 $58,110 $132,650 $68,010
Montana $30,280 $52,230 $92,780 $61,230
Nebraska $27,830 $54,170 $116,920 $67,160
Nevada $29,010 $67,950 $101,900 $63,890
New Hampshire $40,000 $84,050 $117,140 $79,850
New Jersey $51,090 $85,340 $186,400 $101,090
New Mexico $49,070 $66,760 $132,050 $79,500
New York $52,900 $73,690 $127,810 $84,260
North Carolina $65,230 $90,350 $156,900 $100,640
North Dakota $33,060 $67,120 $137,660 $76,510
Ohio $55,100 $106,900 $185,070 $114,260
Oklahoma $22,860 $42,470 $85,490 $52,360
Oregon $27,260 $46,870 $111,120 $60,720
Pennsylvania $28,690 $64,850 $116,320 $70,740
Rhode Island $49,960 $57,550 $79,020 $60,490
South Carolina $31,230 $73,090 NA $92,990
South Dakota $48,270 $59,220 $91,220 $66,010
Tennessee $39,290 $75,680 $137,310 $82,710
Texas $22,560 $50,910 $96,230 $58,990
Utah $26,620 $47,260 $117,280 $63,820
Vermont $30,110 $49,270 $92,680 $60,440
Virginia $35,040 $65,160 $181,510 $87,320
Washington $37,470 $48,940 $104,410 $64,480
West Virginia $39,590 $60,230 $148,060 $85,680
Wisconsin $33,480 $71,310 $154,160 $90,170
Wyoming $33,920 $48,260 $93,860 $65,880