Podiatrist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Podiatrist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alabama $143,620
Arkansas $129,080
Arizona $117,100
California $119,560
Colorado $112,230
Connecticut $76,530
District of Columbia $108,950
Delaware $152,440
Florida $125,640
Georgia $109,310
Hawaii $273,040
Iowa $146,340
Illinois $157,650
Indiana $134,670
Kansas $118,050
Kentucky $94,370
Louisiana $128,680
Massachusetts $142,610
Maryland $132,790
Maine $137,780
Michigan $131,860
Minnesota $164,210
Missouri $135,140
Montana $104,090
North Carolina $153,630
Nebraska $219,670
New Jersey $128,850
New Mexico $106,030
Nevada $105,920
New York $128,010
Ohio $138,930
Oklahoma $121,280
Oregon $103,790
Pennsylvania $122,240
Rhode Island $226,030
South Carolina $157,650
Tennessee $135,680
Texas $133,410
Utah $121,270
Virginia $98,510
Washington $109,320
Wisconsin $192,920
West Virginia $154,140

How much does a Podiatrist earn?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reveals the top paying industries for podiatrists:

  • offices of physicians, where podiatrists earn $157,590/yr
  • outpatient care centres, where podiatrists earn $142,620/yr
  • offices of other health practitioners, where podiatrists earn $131,980/yr
  • general medical and surgical hospitals, where podiatrists earn $112,170/yr
  • those employed by the federal executive branch earn $103,620/yr

Podiatrist salaries will also vary according to experience (the following data is from Payscale.com):

  • those with one to four years of experience earn between $62,000 to $125,000/yr
  • those with five to nine years of experience earn between $74,000 and $150,000/yr
  • those with 10 to 19 years of experience earn between $81,000 and $180,000/yr
  • those with 20+ years of experience earn between $96,000 to $200,000/yr

Self-employed podiatrists may earn more than salaried podiatrists, but they are also responsible for the costs of running a business, such as providing benefits for themselves and employees.

How do podiatrist salaries compare to similar careers?

Podiatrists earn 6% more than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than orthodontists but more than coroners.

Career Median Salary
Orthodontist salary $231K
Dentist salary $156K
Podiatrist salary $126K
Veterinarian salary $95K
Chiropractor salary $70K
Coroner salary $69K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)