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
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:
All licenses must be renewed annually on or before December 31st
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:
For more information about MCA please visit them at http://www.mnchiro.com