DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA
Occupational Description:Assess, treat, and care for patients by manipulation of spine and musculoskeletal system. May provide spinal adjustment or address sacral or pelvic misalignment.
|Geography||Employment||Emp SE*||Mean||Mean SE*||10th||25th||Median||75th||90th|
|EDR 7W- Central||70||30||$50.31/hr||$10.86/hr||$13.76/hr||$20.78/hr||$61.76/hr||$70.53/hr||>$80.00/hr|
|*SE = Standard error, a measure of the statistical reliability of the estimate.|
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|Employment||Median Wage||% Change -|
|Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses||1,350||$18.42/hr||N/A|
|Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics||100||$18.38/hr||N/A|
Tasks for Chiropractors
- Examines patient to determine nature and extent of disorder.
- Manipulates spinal column and other extremities to adjust, align, or correct abnormalities caused by neurologic and kinetic articular dysfunction.
- Utilizes supplementary measures, such as exercise, rest, water, light, heat, and nutritional therapy.
- Performs diagnostic procedures, including physical, neurologic, and orthopedic examinations, and laboratory tests, using instruments and equipment such as x-ray machine and electrocardiograph.