• Chiropractors
  • Health Science
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 68,790
    $24,470 range bar $178,335
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Moderately Growing
  • Chiropractors assess, treat, and care for patients by manipulation of the spine and musculoskeletal system. They may provide spinal adjustment or address sacral or pelvic misalignment.

What do they typically do

  • Maintain accurate case histories of patients
  • Evaluate the functioning of the neuromuscularskeletal system and the spine using systems of chiropractic diagnosis
  • Counsel patients about nutrition, exercise, sleeping habits, stress management, or other matters
  • Obtain and record patients' medical histories
  • Analyze x-rays to locate the sources of patients' difficulties and to rule out fractures or diseases as sources of problems
  • Perform a series of manual adjustments to the spine or other articulations of the body to correct the musculoskeletal system
  • Advise patients about recommended courses of treatment
  • Diagnose health problems by reviewing patients' health and medical histories, questioning, observing, and examining patients and interpreting x-rays

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.7%
Job Opening 40

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Education & Training

  • Education

    Most require a graduate degree like a master's, Ph.D., M.D., or law degree.
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