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29-1081 Podiatrists



Diagnose and treat diseases and deformities of the human foot.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 7013$86.87/hr$31.89/hr$50.83/hr$66.48/hr>$100/hr>$100/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business ServicesN/A$108.78/hr
Education and Health Services120$108.43/hr
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 10$84.64/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 10>$100/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 20>$100/hr0.0%
Southeast Minnesota 40>$100/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 70$66.48/hr1.7%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 70$66.48/hrN/A
Minnesota 150>$100/hr2.4%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Optometrists 570$64.81/hr7.1%
Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric 370>$100/hrN/A
Radiologists 150>$100/hrN/A
Veterinarians 1,680$51.51/hr13.1%
Audiologists 340$48.25/hr5.3%
Dermatologists 750>$100/hrN/A
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 500>$100/hr-1.3%
Pharmacists 6,520$66.48/hr-2.7%
General Internal Medicine Physicians 2,540>$100/hr0.9%


  • Advise patients about treatments and foot care techniques necessary for prevention of future problems.
  • Treat bone, muscle, and joint disorders affecting the feet and ankles.
  • Diagnose diseases and deformities of the foot using medical histories, physical examinations, x-rays, and laboratory test results.
  • Prescribe medications, corrective devices, physical therapy, or surgery.
  • Surgically treat conditions such as corns, calluses, ingrown nails, tumors, shortened tendons, bunions, cysts, or abscesses.
  • Treat deformities using mechanical methods, such as whirlpool or paraffin baths, and electrical methods, such as short wave and low voltage currents.
  • Make and fit prosthetic appliances.
  • Prescribe medications, corrective devices, physical therapy, or surgery.
  • Refer patients to physicians when symptoms indicative of systemic disorders, such as arthritis or diabetes, are observed in feet and legs.
  • Surgically treat conditions such as corns, calluses, ingrown nails, tumors, shortened tendons, bunions, cysts, or abscesses.