What They Do:

Chiropractors use spinal adjustments and clinical interventions in order to treat patients’ neuromusculoskeletal system.



  • Doctor of Chiropractic degree
  • Licensed in the state of choice


What They Make:

The 2019 median annual wage was $70,340.


Where They Work:

Chiropractors may be self-employed, work in a physicians’ offices, chiropractic offices, and/or hospitals.


Career Outlook:

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Employment of chiropractors is projected to grow 4%percent from 2019 to 2029, as fast all occupations.”





Updated December 2020