Acupuncturists

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Total Workforce

12.4k

Average Age

49

Average Salary

$55,638

Average Male Salary

$64,367

Average Female Salary

$51,274

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Acupuncturists are most often employed by the Offices of other health practitioners industry. The average yearly wage for Acupuncturists was $55,638 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Acupuncturists by wage are Other drafters, Chemical technicians, and Secondary school teachers.

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

Employment

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

Wages

Yearly Wage

$55,638

AVERAGE SALARY

± $11,064

In 2018, Acupuncturists earned an average of $55,638, $1,750 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Other drafters make somewhat more than Acupuncturists while Chemical technicians make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Acupuncturists as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.413

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Acupuncturists had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.413, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Acupuncturists (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 Acupuncturists.

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Industries by Share

12.4k

2018 Workforce

± 2,731

This graphic shows the share of Acupuncturists employed by various industries. Offices of other health practitioners employs the largest share of Acupuncturists at  85.9%, followed by General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals with 3.4% and Offices of physicians with 2.83%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Acupuncturists in the US. The average age of male Acupuncturists in the workforce is 52.8 and of female Acupuncturists is 47.1, and the most common race/ethnicity for Acupuncturists is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

4.13k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 1,577

8.25k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 2,230

66.7% of Acupuncturists are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Acupuncturists.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Acupuncturists

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

68% of Acupuncturists are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 32% of Acupuncturists, Asian (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Acupuncturists.

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Age by Gender

52.8

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 3.78

47.1

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 3.09

The median age of Acupuncturists is 49, and Male employees are generally 5.72 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

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

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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