Podiatrists

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Total Workforce

8.36k

Average Age

49.4

Average Salary

$160,583

Average Male Salary

$188,486

Average Female Salary

$90,971

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Podiatrists are most often employed by the Offices of other health practitioners industry. The average yearly wage for Podiatrists was $160,583 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Podiatrists by wage are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Architectural & engineering managers, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Podiatrists are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Podiatrists are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Podiatrists and on wages and locations for those in the field. Offices of other health practitioners is the industry that employs the most Podiatrists, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Podiatrists, by average wage, is Offices of physicians. Podiatrists are paid most in false but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$160,583

AVERAGE SALARY

± $36,108

In 2018, Podiatrists earned an average of $160,583, $106,695 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers make somewhat more than Podiatrists while Architectural & engineering managers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Podiatrists as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.347

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Podiatrists had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.347, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Podiatrists (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Podiatrists.

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Industries

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Industries by Share

8.36k

2018 Workforce

± 2,244

31.1%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 31.1%

The number of people employed as Podiatrists has been growing at a rate of 31.1%, from 6,374 people in 2017 to 8,356 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Podiatrists employed by various industries. Offices of other health practitioners employs the largest share of Podiatrists at  60.6%, followed by Offices of physicians with 21.8% and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals with 12%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Podiatrists in the US. The average age of male Podiatrists in the workforce is 49.4 and of female Podiatrists is 49.5, and the most common race/ethnicity for Podiatrists is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

5.97k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 1,896

2.39k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 1,200

71.4% of Podiatrists are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Podiatrists.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Podiatrists

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

95.5% of Podiatrists are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 4.52% of Podiatrists, Asian (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Podiatrists.

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Age by Gender

49.4

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 4

49.5

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 4.04

The median age of Podiatrists is 49.4, and Male employees are generally 0.089 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Podiatrists from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Podiatrists is Biology but a relatively high number of Podiatrists hold a major in Biology.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Podiatrists from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Podiatrists need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension, Active Listening, and Active Learning. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Podiatrists need more than the average amount of Science, Technology Design, and Management of Financial Resources.

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