Podiatrists Salary Information

The salary statistics of podiatrists are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of podiatrists within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The podiatrists 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. Podiatrists Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,830
25th Percentile Wage
$78,130
50th Percentile Wage
$124,830
75th Percentile Wage
$182,420
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for podiatrists. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $182,420. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $124,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $48,830. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is almost 273% 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 podiatrists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016124,8304.40%6.72%
2015119,340-1.14%-
2014120,7002.06%-
2013118,2101.50%-
2012116,440--

Table 2. Podiatrists Salary by Industry Sector

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

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Health Care and Social Assistance
$125,610
Federal, State, and Local Government
$121,440

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Podiatrists by States

From the above tables we note that not only podiatrists 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 podiatrists in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $59,080 to $190,620. The highest paying state for podiatrists is Minnesota with a median annual salary of $190,620. The lowest paying state is Colorado with a median annual salary of $59,080. For more salary information of podiatrists profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Minnesota
$190,620
Arkansas
$178,540
Wisconsin
$177,680
Illinois
$167,670
New Hampshire
$161,650
Delaware
$151,580
Nebraska
$150,830
Indiana
$148,250
South Carolina
$144,320
Maine
$137,780
New Jersey
$137,390
Massachusetts
$135,620
New Mexico
$135,290
Tennessee
$134,700
Texas
$131,790
Pennsylvania
$130,200
North Carolina
$129,820
Arizona
$129,720
Iowa
$128,820
Kentucky
$128,760
Missouri
$127,740
New York
$124,470
Ohio
$124,160
Maryland
$123,480
District of Columbia
$120,600
Alabama
$119,600
Nevada
$118,920
Kansas
$118,290
Connecticut
$116,090
Georgia
$114,460
Michigan
$113,730
California
$113,510
Louisiana
$112,740
Florida
$110,610
Virginia
$109,390
Utah
$107,190
Oklahoma
$105,600
Washington
$104,540
Oregon
$104,510
Colorado
$59,080


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