Information About Podiatrists

Training Requirements for Podiatrists

Podiatrists need doctoral or professional degree.

Degrees for Podiatrists
Training for Podiatrists
Percent
Less than High School 0.0
High School 0.0
Some College 0.0
Associates Degree 0.0
Bachelors Degree 0.0
Masters Degree 0.9
Doctorate or Professional Degree 99.1

Employment outlook for Podiatrists

Represents about 9,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 1,000 more podiatrists but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 3,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, podiatrists make $69.28 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Podiatrists $23.48 $37.56 $60.01 $87.70 $high
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $15.59 $21.80 $30.49 $43.83 $64.87
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners $23.60 $28.74 $37.49 $53.60 $84.62
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, podiatrists make $144,110 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Podiatrists $48,830 $78,130 $124,830 $182,420 $high
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $32,430 $45,330 $63,420 $91,180 $134,930
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners $49,090 $59,780 $77,980 $111,480 $176,020
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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