We surveyed 168 acupuncturists to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical acupuncturist. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as an acupuncturist?



Working as an acupuncturist typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become an acupuncturist?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as an acupuncturist typically depends predominantly on qualities you’re born with, with a small aspect of skills you can learn.

Is it easy to get a job as an acupuncturist?



It’s typically difficult to find a job as an acupuncturist. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for acupuncturists.


Do acupuncturists work full-time or part-time?

55% of acupuncturists work in full-time roles while 45% work part-time.