Podiatrist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Podiatrist salary by state

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

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 14% more than similar careers in North Carolina. On average, they make less than ophthalmologists but more than naturopathic physicians.

Career Median Salary
Ophthalmologist salary $197K
Neurologist salary $197K
Dermatologist salary $197K
Hospitalist salary $197K
Psychiatrist salary $180K
Podiatrist salary $154K
Pediatrician salary $154K
Veterinarian salary $92K
Chiropractor salary $78K
Naturopathic physician salary $91K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)