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Occupational Employment Statistics


29-1011 Chiropractors

Assess, treat, and care for patients by manipulation of spine and musculoskeletal system. May provide spinal adjustment or address sacral or pelvic misalignment.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Minnesota 1,370256$45.88/hr$23.94/hr$35.22/hr$45.15/hr$53.73/hr$64.81/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Education and Health Services1,360$45.13/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2018-2028
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/A$34.75/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 20$33.67/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 20$26.89/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 30$43.47/hr7.4%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 30N/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 30$41.74/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 40$35.43/hr1.7%
Southwest Balance of State 40N/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA 50$36.74/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 50$47.42/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 50$38.64/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 50N/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota 70$38.62/hr0.9%
Southwest Minnesota 70$41.01/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 80$39.13/hr4.2%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 110$36.74/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 970$46.48/hr3.6%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 1,080$46.00/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,370$45.15/hr3.2%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2018-2028
Physical Therapists 4,360$42.32/hr18.4%
Veterinarians 1,620$45.63/hr18.7%
Nurse Midwives 230$60.07/hr21.1%
Exercise Physiologists 260$29.28/hr13.4%
Athletic Trainers 780$54,738.55/yr17.4%
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 580>$100/hrN/A
Nurse Practitioners 4,080$59.29/hr22.8%

  • Perform a series of manual adjustments to the spine or other articulations of the body to correct the musculoskeletal system.
  • Evaluate the functioning of the neuromuscularskeletal system and the spine using systems of chiropractic diagnosis.
  • Maintain accurate case histories of patients.
  • Advise patients about recommended courses of treatment.
  • Diagnose health problems by reviewing patients' health and medical histories, questioning, observing, and examining patients and interpreting x-rays.
  • Obtain and record patients' medical histories.
  • Counsel patients about nutrition, exercise, sleeping habits, stress management, or other matters.
  • Recommend and arrange for diagnostic procedures, such as blood chemistry tests, saliva tests, x-rays, or other imaging procedures.
  • Analyze x-rays to locate the sources of patients' difficulties and to rule out fractures or diseases as sources of problems.
  • Consult with or refer patients to appropriate health practitioners when necessary.