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Chiropractor
Sector: Healthcare

What they do: Chiropractors adjust people's spinal columns and other articulations to correct abnormalities believed to be caused by interference with the nervous system.

Do Chiropractors have great jobs, or what?
Chiropractor stats
Median salary
(experienced)
$66,700
Top pay $120,000
10-year job growth
(2006-2016)
14%
Total jobs
(current)
56,000
Online want ad growth
(April 2009-August 2009)
0%
Personal satisfaction A
Job security A
Future growth B
Benefit to society A
Low stress B
From the November 2009 issue
Notes: All pay data from PayScale.com. Median pay is for an experienced worker (at least two to seven years in the field). Top pay represents the 90th percentile. Job growth is estimated for 2006-16. Total current employment level is estimated number of people working in each specific job.

Sources: PayScale.com, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Conference Board Help Wanted Online Data Series, and MONEY research
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