Chiropractors Salary Information

The salary statistics of chiropractors are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of chiropractors within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The chiropractors annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Chiropractors Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,550
25th Percentile Wage
$51,040
50th Percentile Wage
$68,640
75th Percentile Wage
$98,040
90th Percentile Wage
$144,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chiropractors. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) chiropractors is $144,730. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $68,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,550. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 318% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of chiropractors from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$68,640
1.63% 3.61%
2016
$67,520
4.56% -
2015
$64,440
-3.54% -
2014
$66,720
2.13% -
2013
$65,300
-1.32% -
2012
$66,160
- -

Table 2. Chiropractors Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of chiropractors in 4 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for chiropractors occupations is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector with an annual salary $69,590. The lowest paying sector is the educational services sector (annual salary $58,050).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$69,590
Health Care and Social Assistance
$68,620
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$67,340
Educational Services
$58,050

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Chiropractors by States

From the above tables we note that not only chiropractors salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of chiropractors in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $33,120 to $108,040. The highest paying state for chiropractors is Delaware with a median annual salary of $108,040. The lowest paying state is Arkansas with a median annual salary of $33,120. For more salary information of chiropractors profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Delaware
$108,040
New Jersey
$104,360
Alaska
$96,870
Tennessee
$89,630
Maine
$88,010
Massachusetts
$84,180
Rhode Island
$82,080
New York
$79,100
Mississippi
$78,980
Ohio
$77,740
Nevada
$77,080
Virginia
$76,660
Iowa
$76,590
North Carolina
$75,360
New Hampshire
$75,290
South Dakota
$74,120
West Virginia
$70,910
Illinois
$70,720
California
$70,130
Minnesota
$70,050
Indiana
$69,740
Arizona
$69,500
Oregon
$69,440
Hawaii
$69,010
New Mexico
$67,950
Connecticut
$67,380
Vermont
$67,120
Maryland
$66,510
Texas
$65,450
Wisconsin
$65,390
Alabama
$65,150
South Carolina
$65,030
Florida
$64,360
Pennsylvania
$63,960
Colorado
$63,150
Nebraska
$62,690
Louisiana
$62,050
Kentucky
$62,010
Oklahoma
$61,370
Michigan
$60,560
Kansas
$60,400
Montana
$58,740
Wyoming
$58,690
North Dakota
$56,230
Georgia
$55,320
Idaho
$55,140
Washington
$55,140
Missouri
$54,190
Utah
$45,360
Puerto Rico
$39,530
Arkansas
$33,120



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