Acupuncturists

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2019 Workforce
14.1k
Average Age
46.9
Average Salary
$53,942
Average Male Salary
$53,068
Average Female Salary
$54,401

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Acupuncturists are most often employed by the Offices of other health practitioners industry. The average yearly wage for Acupuncturists was $53,942 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Acupuncturists by wage are Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers, Construction equipment operators, and Archivists, curators, & museum technicians.

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 Outpatient care centers. Acupuncturists are paid most in false but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$53,942
AVERAGE SALARY
± $13,257

In 2019, Acupuncturists earned an average of $53,942, $1,582 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers make somewhat more than Acupuncturists while Construction equipment operators 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

0.36
WAGE GINI

In 2019, Acupuncturists had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.36, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Acupuncturists.

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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

Most Common

The most common industries employing Acupuncturists, by number of employees, are Offices of other health practitioners and Outpatient care centers.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Acupuncturists, by average wage, are Outpatient care centers and Offices of other health practitioners.

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Industries by Share

14.1k
2019 Workforce
± 2,915
13.9%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 26.5%

The number of people employed as Acupuncturists has been growing at a rate of 13.9%, from 12,378 people in 2018 to 14,102 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Acupuncturists employed by various industries. Offices of other health practitioners employs the largest share of Acupuncturists at  76.8%, followed by Outpatient care centers with 12.7% and false with 0%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Acupuncturists in the US. The average age of male Acupuncturists in the workforce is 47.5 and of female Acupuncturists is 46.6, and the most common race/ethnicity for Acupuncturists is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

4.86k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 1,711
9.25k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 2,361

65.6% of Acupuncturists are Female, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Acupuncturists.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Acupuncturists
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

60.3% of Acupuncturists are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 31.9% 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 Sex

47.5
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 3.22
46.6
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 3.32

The median age of Acupuncturists is 46.9, and Male employees are generally 0.966 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 Liberal Arts & Humanities.

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