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Chiropractor Description, Chiropractic Medicine
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CHIROPRACTOR - NATURE OF THE WORK

Chiropractors held about 44,400 jobs in 2012. Most chiropractors work in a solo or group practice. About 37 percent were self-employed in 2012. A small number work in hospitals or physicians' offices.

Chiropractors typically work in office settings that are clean and comfortable. They may be on their feet for long periods when examining and caring for patients.

Chiropractors assess a patient’s medical condition and explain treatment options
Chiropractors assess a patient's medical condition and explain treatment options.

Work Schedules

Although most chiropractors worked full time, about 1 out of 3 worked part time in 2012. Chiropractors may work in the evenings or on weekends, to accommodate working patients. Self-employed chiropractors set their own hours.

Last Modification: 01-26-2014
Source:
http://www.bls.gov