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2021 Acupuncturists Salary Guide

Diagnose, treat, and prevent disorders by stimulating specific acupuncture points within the body using acupuncture needles. May also use cups, nutritional supplements, therapeutic massage, acupressure, and other alternative health therapies.

Acupuncturists Salary 2021

Salary

$82.4K

Growth

-0%

Bright Outlook

Below Average

Green

No

How Much Do Acupuncturists Make 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $43,200 $60,680 $82,420 $126,070 $160,990
Hourly Wage $20.77 $29.17 $39.63 $60.61 $77.40

How Much Do Acupuncturists Make 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$43,200
$60,680
$82,420
$126,070
$160,990
Hourly Wage
$20.77
$29.17
$39.63
$60.61
$77.40

What Do Acupuncturists Do?

Diagnose, treat, and prevent disorders by stimulating specific acupuncture points within the body using acupuncture needles. May also use cups, nutritional supplements, therapeutic massage, acupressure, and other alternative health therapies.

Also known as:

Acupuncture Physician, Acupuncture Provider, Acupuncturist, Chinese Medical Doctor, Herbalist, Licensed Acupuncturist (LAC), Oriental Medicine Provider, Traditional Chinese Medicine Doctor, Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner

  • Develop treatment plans that use non-medical therapies.
  • Follow protocols or regulations for healthcare activities.
  • Treat patients using alternative medical procedures.
  • Treat patients using alternative medical procedures.
  • Collect medical information from patients, family members, or other medical professionals.
  • Treat patients using alternative medical procedures.
  • Analyze test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment.
  • Follow protocols or regulations for healthcare activities.
  • Train patients, family members, or caregivers in techniques for managing disabilities or illnesses.
  • Advise patients on effects of health conditions or treatments.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Examine patients to assess general physical condition.
  • Prepare medications or medical solutions.
  • Treat patients using physical therapy techniques.
  • Evaluate treatment options to guide medical decisions.
  • Prescribe treatments or therapies.
  • Evaluate patient outcomes to determine effectiveness of treatments.
  • Treat patients using alternative medical procedures.
  • Treat patients using alternative medical procedures.

Acupuncturists Job Outlook

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
United States 49,600 49,400 -0% 2,300

Acupuncturists Job Outlook

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
United States
49,600
49,400
-0%
2,300

Acupuncturists Schooling & Experience

  • Master's degree
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Acupuncturists Schools

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Academy for Five Element Acupuncture Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Gainesville, FL More than 4 years: 14
Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Oakland, CA More than 4 years: 12
Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College-Berkeley Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Berkeley, CA More than 4 years: 23
Acupuncture and Massage College Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Miami, FL 4 years: 0
More than 4 years: 24
Alhambra Medical University Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Alhambra, CA More than 4 years: 25
American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Roseville, MN More than 4 years: 3
More than 4 years: 7
American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Houston, TX More than 4 years: 13
More than 4 years: 23
American Institute of Alternative Medicine Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Columbus, OH At least two but less than four years: 13
More than 4 years: 0
AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Austin, TX More than 4 years: 4
More than 4 years: 44
More than 4 years: 9
Arizona School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Tucson, AZ More than 4 years: 0

Acupuncturists Schools

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Gainesville, FL
More than 4 years: 14
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Oakland, CA
More than 4 years: 12
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Berkeley, CA
More than 4 years: 23
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Miami, FL
4 years: 0
More than 4 years: 24
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Alhambra, CA
More than 4 years: 25
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Roseville, MN
More than 4 years: 3
More than 4 years: 7
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Houston, TX
More than 4 years: 13
More than 4 years: 23
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Columbus, OH
At least two but less than four years: 13
More than 4 years: 0
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Austin, TX
More than 4 years: 4
More than 4 years: 44
More than 4 years: 9
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Tucson, AZ
More than 4 years: 0

Acupuncturists Jobs .

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Acupuncture Therapist Regions Hospital St. Paul, Minnesota 09/18/2021 No
IMMUNIZATION SUPPORT PHARMACY INTERN **Part-Time** - Greenwood Village, CO Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy Greenwood Village, Colorado 09/17/2021 No
Nurse Practitioner - Outpatient Psychiatry University of Minnesota Physicians Minneapolis, Minnesota 09/18/2021 No

Acupuncturists Jobs .

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Regions Hospital
St. Paul, Minnesota
09/18/2021
No
Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy
Greenwood Village, Colorado
09/17/2021
No
University of Minnesota Physicians
Minneapolis, Minnesota
09/18/2021
No

Acupuncturists Salary Guide 2021

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