• Podiatrists
  • Health Science
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 153,630
    $75,690 range bar $2
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
    Image of growth rate score 2
    Slow Growing
  • Podiatrists provide medical and surgical care for people with foot, ankle, and lower leg problems.

What do they typically do

  • Advise and instruct patients on foot and ankle care and on general wellness techniques
  • Assess the condition of a patients feet, ankles, or lower legs
  • Conduct research, read journals, and attend conferences to keep up with advances in podiatric medicine and surgery
  • Perform foot and ankle surgeries
  • Coordinate patient care with other physicians
  • Provide treatment for foot, ankle, and lower leg ailments
  • Prescribe medications
  • Diagnose foot, ankle, and lower leg problems through physical exams, x rays, medical laboratory tests, and other methods

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.3%
Job Opening 13

Job Listings

Select a region/location in North Carolina to begin your search.
View available jobs

Education & Training

  • Education

    Most require a graduate degree like a master's, Ph.D., M.D., or law degree.
    Associated Programs or Majors
    • NA
Private Training Programs

First Step

Find out where to start your new journey. Get started

Next Step

Find out what's next in line on your career journey. Get started
Change 6