Chiropractors (29-1011)

Occupation description:  Assess, treat, and care for patients by manipulation of spine and musculoskeletal system. May provide spinal adjustment or address sacral or pelvic misalignment.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 84105 25.02 15
United States 47,40053,300 12.5800 4001,790

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is robust with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 40.0716.6124.54 33.0047.1369.58
Alaska 51.2526.2334.60 46.5760.5888.09
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 50.1926.6139.69 48.6260.2382.11

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
9816 16.331.3 22.9
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation8
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation7
UI claimants previously working in occupation4
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 26
Number of job position postings 0
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 0.0

Alaska Licensing Information

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Doctoral or professional degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: None