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
Southeast Minnesota 10026$46.49/hr$21.15/hr$33.39/hr$39.23/hr$59.11/hr$71.28/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 Click link for details 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 Click link for details 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.