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 EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 7024$40.17/hr$27.04/hr$32.24/hr$38.88/hr$48.46/hr$55.70/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Education and Health Services1,170$38.74/hr
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/A-6.4%
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/A$30.41/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 20$23.11/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 30$41.67/hr12.7%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 30N/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 30$31.53/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 40N/A4.9%
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 40$37.42/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 50$37.26/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 50$42.75/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 60$45.27/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 70$38.88/hr9.7%
Southeast Balance of State 80N/AN/A
Southeast Minnesota 100$39.23/hr6.0%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 100$32.01/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 750$40.90/hr15.7%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 880$39.05/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,170$38.77/hr11.2%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Exercise Physiologists 250$28.20/hr10.6%
Physical Therapists 4,670$41.10/hr17.8%
Nurse Midwives 220$56.79/hr15.1%
Athletic Trainers 720$51,386.66/yr20.5%
Nurse Practitioners 3,970$57.81/hr27.8%
Veterinarians 1,460$44.21/hr20.7%
Physician Assistants 2,360$57.46/hr30.9%
Occupational Therapists 3,020$36.66/hr11.0%

  • 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.