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Chiropractors Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of chiropractors in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare chiropractors salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Chiropractors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,400
25th Percentile Wage
$47,450
50th Percentile Wage
$67,540
75th Percentile Wage
$96,830
90th Percentile Wage
$141,210

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chiropractors in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) chiropractors is $141,210. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $67,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid chiropractors is $32,400.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of chiropractors in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201667,5404.53%2.12%
201564,480-3.54%-
201466,7602.22%-
201365,280-1.27%-
201266,110--

Compare Chiropractors Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of chiropractors in 15 industries in the health care and social assistance sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for chiropractors occupations is the offices of dentists industry with an annual salary $98,120. The lowest paying industry is the medical and diagnostic laboratories industry (annual salary $39,510). For detailed chiropractors salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Offices of Dentists
$98,120
Outpatient Care Centers
$87,530
Offices of Physicians
$75,590
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$74,830
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$74,790
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$74,790
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$69,910
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$67,590
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$66,650
Offices of Chiropractors
$66,430
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$64,460
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$63,340
Hospitals - Privately owned
$61,640
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$60,160
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$39,510

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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