How Much Do Podiatrists Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries


Podiatrists diagnose and treat diseases and deformities of the human foot.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$151110 per year
Hourly wage
$73 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$55,230 to $82,750 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$27 to $40 per hour

Entry-level Podiatrists with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $55,230 to $82,750 per year or $27 to $40 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Podiatrists 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.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $100+ $208,000+
Senior (Top 25%) $94 $196,030
Middle (Mid 50%) $65 $134,300
Junior (Bottom 25%) $40 $82,750
No experience (Bottom 10%) $27 $55,230

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
ME $103 $214,960
NE $99 $206,050
NH $92 $192,130
OK $90 $187,420
NC $89 $186,100
MS $86 $178,740
NY $86 $178,520
MA $84 $174,730
MN $81 $168,430
SC $80 $165,880

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Podiatrist is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like ME doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at ME might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Podiatrists are in the states of ME, NE, NH, OK and NC.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Outpatient Care Centers $181470 $87.24
Offices of Physicians $164300 $78.99
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals $147530 $70.93
Offices of Other Health Practitioners $147490 $70.91
Federal Executive Branch $143850 $69.16

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