Chiropractors


Adjust spinal column and other articulations of the body to correct abnormalities of the human body believed to be caused by interference with the nervous system. Examine patient to determine nature and extent of disorder. Manipulate spine or other involved area. May utilize supplementary measures, such as exercise, rest, water, light, heat, and nutritional therapy.


Top Industry of Employment

  1. Offices Of Other Health Practitioners

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 500 42.91 16.20 56.27 89,260 33,690 117,050
St Joseph MSA 10 19.61 8.02 25.40 40,780 16,680 52,830
St Louis MSA 230 56.37 26.94 71.09 117,250 56,040 147,860
Central Region* 40 24.03 15.85 28.12 49,980 32,959 58,490
Northwest Region* 10 19.61 8.02 25.40 40,783 16,684 52,832

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 1,120 1,160 40 3.57 25 Great
St Louis MSA 610 620 10 1.64 12 Good
Ozark Region* 80 90 10 12.50 2 Caution
Southwest Region* 50 60 10 20.00 1 Caution

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?