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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
Northeast Minnesota 406$41.02/hr$27.00/hr$28.70/hr$30.77/hr$48.30/hr$75.02/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Education and Health Services1,320$37.56/hr
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 20$39.30/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 30$29.38/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 40$30.77/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 40$37.92/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 40$30.77/hr16.4%
Rochester MN MSA 50$39.63/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 50$39.84/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 80$36.57/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 90$29.72/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 100$34.23/hr13.8%
Southeast Balance of State 100$37.64/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 120$30.16/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 120$37.64/hr11.3%
Northwest Minnesota 140$31.26/hr13.3%
Central Minnesota 180$37.72/hr7.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 750$37.72/hr14.3%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 870$37.72/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,330$37.56/hr13.6%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Physical Therapists 4,430$45.73/hr13.8%
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other 760$38.08/hrN/A
Veterinarians 1,690$51.11/hr13.1%
Nurse Midwives 340$57.52/hr12.2%
Exercise Physiologists 130$31.24/hr11.7%
Athletic Trainers 1,160$60,187.73/yrN/A
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 790$94.17/hr-1.3%
Nurse Practitioners 5,300$63.92/hr45.7%
Acupuncturists 140N/AN/A

  • 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.