Friday, April 23, 2021

Chiropractor Employment in the Rocky Mountain Region

As of May 2020, there were just over 34,700 chiropractors employed in the U.S. according to data recently published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).  About 1,700 of those jobs were in the five-state Rocky Mountain region.  For chiropractors, the region is the weakest in the nation for pay.  The annual mean wage for chiropractors in all five Rocky Mountain states is below the national average.  Moreover, four states in the region fall in the bottom quintile nationally for chiropractor annual mean wages.  BLS data from May 2020 details the following about chiropractor employment in the Rocky Mountain region:

Chiropractor Employment in the Rocky Mountain Region

Chiropractor Employment in the Rocky Mountain Region


State # Employed Annual Mean Wages Wage Rank*
CO 720 $66,290 42nd
ID 260 $67,600 41st
MT 260 $54,050 49th
UT 380 $52,110 50th
WY 90 $76,880 33rd
U.S. 34,760 $83,830 -------

(*) annual mean wage ranking among the 50 states

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics OES. Data extracted on April 21, 2021

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