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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Chiropractors Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,380
25th Percentile Wage
$47,460
50th Percentile Wage
$67,520
75th Percentile Wage
$96,770
90th Percentile Wage
$141,030

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 $141,030. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $67,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,380. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 335% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of chiropractors from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201667,5204.56%2.01%
201564,440-3.54%-
201466,7202.13%-
201365,300-1.32%-
201266,160--

Table 2. Chiropractors Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of chiropractors in 2 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2.

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Health Care and Social Assistance
$67,540
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$65,180

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 $34,510 to $118,370. The highest paying state for chiropractors is Delaware with a median annual salary of $118,370. The lowest paying state is Arkansas with a median annual salary of $34,510. For more salary information of chiropractors profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Delaware
$118,370
New Jersey
$104,360
Alaska
$100,190
Tennessee
$100,040
Massachusetts
$83,480
Ohio
$83,220
Maryland
$81,410
Maine
$79,940
Nevada
$78,690
New York
$77,610
North Carolina
$76,660
Mississippi
$76,280
Iowa
$74,380
South Dakota
$73,160
California
$72,640
Virginia
$71,480
Wisconsin
$70,810
New Hampshire
$70,470
New Mexico
$69,840
Hawaii
$69,010
Minnesota
$67,480
Alabama
$67,420
Pennsylvania
$67,270
Arizona
$67,100
Indiana
$66,580
Louisiana
$65,240
West Virginia
$64,780
Oklahoma
$63,400
Florida
$63,070
Connecticut
$62,750
Oregon
$62,340
Michigan
$61,700
North Dakota
$61,450
South Carolina
$60,130
Montana
$59,840
Kansas
$59,740
Utah
$59,540
Illinois
$59,090
Georgia
$58,360
Nebraska
$56,280
Wyoming
$55,740
Washington
$55,140
Texas
$54,660
Missouri
$52,910
Colorado
$52,210
Kentucky
$51,740
Vermont
$50,710
Idaho
$48,050
Arkansas
$34,510



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