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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  15$86.63/hr$33.43/hr$44.92/hr$70.16/hr>$100/hr>$100/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Education and Health Services160$106.60/hr
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN N/A$70.16/hr1.7%
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
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State 10$87.10/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 10>$100/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 10$48.74/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 10$96.65/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 20$90.89/hr0.0%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 70$72.36/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 70>$100/hrN/A
Minnesota 180>$100/hr2.4%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Optometrists 870$74.94/hr7.1%
Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric 280>$100/hrN/A
Physicians, Pathologists 130>$100/hrN/A
Radiologists 460>$100/hrN/A
Veterinarians 1,690$51.11/hr13.1%
Audiologists 500$48.47/hr5.3%
Dermatologists 660>$100/hrN/A
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 790$94.17/hr-1.3%
Pharmacists 6,630$68.50/hr-2.7%
General Internal Medicine Physicians 2,440>$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.