Information About Podiatrists

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Training

Podiatrists need first professional degree.

Degrees for Podiatrists
Training for Podiatrists
Percent
Less than High School 0.0
High School 0.3
Some College 0.8
Associates Degree 0.0
Bachelors Degree 3.2
Masters Degree 1.3
Doctorate or Professional Degree 94.4

Employment

Represents about 12,000 people in the United States- 19.1% of which are self-employed

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 $64.36 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Podiatrists $26.70 $40.30 $57.30 $80.90 $high
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $14.60 $20.30 $28.60 $40.00 $59.80
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, podiatrists make $133,870 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Podiatrists $55,690 $83,970 $119,250 $168,390 $high
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $30,500 $42,330 $59,570 $83,330 $124,550
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

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

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