Chiropractors held about 45,200 jobs in 2014. Most chiropractors work in a solo or group practice. About 1 in 3 were self-employed in 2014. A small number work in hospitals or physicians' offices.
Chiropractors typically work in office settings. They may be on their feet for long periods when examining and treating patients.
Although most chiropractors worked full time, about 1 in 4 worked part time in 2014. Chiropractors may work in the evenings or on weekends to accommodate working patients. Self-employed chiropractors set their own hours.