Chiropractic jobs in Minnesota

In all the 9 cities in Minnesota, chiropractor salaries vary a great deal. The highest paid cities are Minneapolis, Minnetonka, Saint Paul and the lowest paid is Saint Cloud. The annual average salary range is between $142,045 and $126,324.

Here is a run through on what any chiropractor job position in Minnesota would entail:

How to qualify as a chiropractor

  • Individual must be a graduate of a board approved chiropractic school and must have all the required certifications
  • Must practice with a license
  • Attend Continuing Education

Minnesota Board of Chiropractic Examiners

This is the board in charge of licensing and regulation of chiropractic within the state. The board’s mission is to protect the public against poor chiropractic services and to preserve the profession’s ethics.

License registrations and renewals

The board requires that all applicants adhere to primary source verification which comes direct from any institution or school of chiropractic. Another review on credentials will include pre-professional transcripts, professional transcripts, NBCE transcripts. All transcripts must be issued directly from their respective authorities and cannot be given in any manner by the applicant.

License fees are as follows:

Initial license fees: $250

License renewal fees: $200

The following people/persons are exempted from licensure:

  • Students enrolled and attending regular classes from a recognized chiropractic institution or program while practicing under direct supervision of a preceptor.
  • Any student who is performing the duties of an intern or continuing his or her training.
  • A Doctor of Chiropractic licensed in another state but is in actual consultation within Minnesota
  • Doctor of Chiropractic licensed in another state but is in Minnesota to offer chiropractic care due to an athletic event
  • A person licensed in another state but is a member of or employed by the U.S armed forces, any federal institutions, the veteran administration and the United States Public Health Service.

All licenses must be renewed annually on or before December 31st

Continuing Education

During the year the DC’s should attend 20 hours CE in subjects which have been approved by the board. 3 of these hours must be on x-ray or imaging related subjects, 2 hours in meridian therapy/acupuncture and 1 hour in professional boundaries. For more information on the board and what services it offers, please contact them at https://mn.gov/boards/chiropractic-examiners

Minnesota Chiropractic Association

This is a member association for all chiropractors in Minnesota. The MCA works closely with other state boards to achieve proper regulation of the practice and to ensure that the public receives good chiropractic care. The association also has a set of features aimed at protecting chiropractors and ensuring that they receive their recognition.

Member benefits of MCA are:

  • Various discounts on services
  • An unlimited access to listserv
  • Networked and unified chiropractors
  • Access to members only credit union
  • Access to current and breaking chiropractic news.
  • Quality educational seminars which are also discounted

For more information about MCA please visit them at http://www.mnchiro.com