2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries
Chiropractors assess, treat, and care for patients by manipulation of spine and musculoskeletal system. May provide spinal adjustment or address sacral or pelvic misalignment.
Table of contents
- Average salary
- Starting salary
- Salary rank
- Salary range
- Highest paying states
- Highest paying industries
Entry-level Chiropractors with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $35,390 to $53,070 per year or $17 to $26 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.
We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Chiropractors to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.
|Highest (Top 10%)||$66||$137,950|
|Senior (Top 25%)||$47||$98,050|
|Middle (Mid 50%)||$34||$70,720|
|Junior (Bottom 25%)||$26||$53,070|
|No experience (Bottom 10%)||$17||$35,390|
Highest paying states
Another simple way to increase your salary as a Chiropractor is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like WA doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at WA might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.
According to BLS, the highest paid Chiropractors are in the states of WA, MO, OK, NJ and CT.
Highest paying industries
|Salary by industry||Annual||Hourly|
|Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services||$100340||$48.24|
|Outpatient Care Centers||$99640||$47.91|
|Other Ambulatory Health Care Services||$96680||$46.48|
|Offices of Physicians||$95470||$45.90|
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals||$89990||$43.26|
|Offices of Other Health Practitioners||$83010||$39.91|