Chiropractors

National Occupation Code (NOC): 3122  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Chiropractors diagnose, treat and prevent patients’ neuromuscular-skeletal disorders of the spine, nervous system, pelvis and other body joints by adjusting the spinal column or through other corrective manipulation. Chiropractors are usually in private practice or in clinics with other health practitioners.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Chiropractic Doctor
  • Chiropractor
  • DC (doctor Of Chiropractic)
  • Doctor Of Chiropractic
  • Doctor Of Chiropractic (DC)
  • Chiropractic Doctor
  • Chiropractor

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for chiropractors.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $46,431
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $44,919
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for chiropractors.

Gender Median Income
Male $44,919
Female $50,514
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (11 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for chiropractors.

$54,000.00
Lowest Observed
$120,000.00
Highest Observed
$75,000.00
25th Percentile
$80,843.18
Average
$79,635.00
Median
$87,750.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for chiropractors

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 0
25 to 34 years 65
35 to 44 years 55
45 to 54 years 95
55 to 64 years 40
65 to 74 years 25
75 years and over 0
Total 270
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

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Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 120
Part Time 125
Total 255
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for chiropractors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 220
Female 55
Total 275
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

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Class Employed Individuals
Employee 50
Self Employed 230
Total 270
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for chiropractors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 270
Unemployed 0
Total 270
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for chiropractors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 0
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 15
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 10
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 230
Total 255
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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