Thursday, January 21, 2021

20 Best Metropolitan Areas for Chiropractor Pay

In a earlier commentary, we examined Chiropractor Pay in the Top 20 Metropolitan Areas.  While the largest U.S. metropolitan areas usually have more job openings for chiropractors, many smaller metro areas are where practitioners enjoy better average compensation. In fact, May 2019 data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows that not a single one of the largest metro areas in the nation were among the 20 best metropolitan areas for chiropractor pay:

Metropolitan Area # Employed Annual Mean Wages
1 Toledo, OH 40 $160,330
2 Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 200 $149,580
3 Reno, NV 50 $140,260
4 Deltona-Daytona Beach, FL N/A $135,620
5 Evansville, IN-KY 70 $128,980
6 Urban Honolulu, HI 60 $125,660
7 Raleigh, NC 180 $123,770
8 Columbus, OH 300 $117,010
9 Akron, OH 80 $116,770
10 Rapid City, SD 40 $112,680
11 New Orleans-Metairie, LA n/a $112,410
12 Worcester, MA-CT 40 $112,380
13 Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 30 $112,150
14 Peoria, IL 60 $111,270
15 Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC 140 $110,000
16 Erie, PA 60 $109,930
17 Dayton, OH 90 $108,790
18 Boise City, ID 90 $108,700
19 Iowa City, IA 50 $107,690
20 Syracuse, NY 40 $107,650
National 35,010 $85,010

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics OES. Data extracted on October 26, 2020