Chiropractic is widely practised in the state of Arkansas majorly in its cities and towns. Salaries for chiropractor jobs in Arkansans vary in all the cities and are influenced by factors like level of education and experience. The highest paid chiropractors are from Little Rock and Jackson Ville cities whereas the lowest paid are from Rogers and Bentonville cities. Generally all practising chiropractors are handsomely paid an average yearly salary of $109,764 (minus bonuses and benefits) in all the 11 cities and their towns.
Requirements for chiropractor job qualifications
To qualify as a chiropractor in Arkansas, you must meet the basic requirements which are: attaining the various levels of education like high school diploma, undergraduate degree programs and the advanced degree in Doctors of Chiropractic.
You must also attain a license to work within the state. The licenses are issued by the Board of Chiropractic Examiners in Arkansas. This board is also a regulatory force which retains the right to revoke, retrain or deny licenses in case of a criminal offense or a member’s non-adherence to the profession’s ethics. On severe cases that call for investigative inquiries on licensed individuals the board caries out first hand instigations before any decisions are made concerning the credibility of the individual to continue practicing within the state.
In addition, applicants must attend 24 hours of the yearly Continuing Education seminars. A processing fee of $5 is paid for each credit hour with no refunds on payment. The applications for CE must be submitted 60 days before the seminars begin. Incomplete applications are not valid nor are they justifiable. Any incomplete application will be returned with an incomplete notice, however should the applicant manage to make necessary completions and send it before the seminars start date, it will be accepted and processed.
All equipment such as the X-ray equipment must be registered with ADH radiation control, if yours is not yet registered, please contact them at (501) 661-2301.
Arkansas Chiropractic Physicians Association (ACPA)
ACPA is a chiropractors association which fosters unity amongst the chiropractic community both students and practicing. The organization stands to preserve the profession’s ethics, ensure that the public receives proper chiropractic care and seeks to maintain the sovereignty and independence of the Chiropractic Board of Examiners in Arkansas.
Other duties of this organization include:
By joining ACPA you are assured of full membership with member benefit opportunities. For further, enquiries and information on this organization you can make contact at www.archiro.org/