Chiropractic Career Facts
Chiropractic offers an independent career and a unique lifestyle of service to humanity. Opportunities for chiropractors exist around the world.
Sherman prepares students for a career where every day the sole focus is to help and serve others. Imagine the opportunity of reaching out to people in need, dramatically improving their health – and literally changing their lives. That is one of the immeasurable rewards of a chiropractic career.
Demand for Chiropractors
Employment of chiropractors is expected to grow faster than average through the year 2016 because of increasing consumer demand, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. There is an immediate need for more than 75,000 chiropractors in the work force today.
Freedom and Flexibility
Doctors of chiropractic create and build their own private practices, enjoying the freedom, flexibility and financial rewards of owning and running a business and controlling their own destinies.
Forbes named chiropractic one of America’s “most surprising six-figure jobs.” In 2008, the mean salary for chiropractors was $81,340, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics
Valerie Pennacchio, D.C., is quite possibly one of the most influential women in chiropractic education today.
Named vice principal of McTimoney College of Chiropractic in Oxfordshire, UK, she credits Sherman College with igniting the passion that inspires her everyday life.
“I have always wanted to pursue a profession in which I could help people, and chiropractic is a perfect fit. Sherman prepared me to become a skilled adjustor and the very best chiropractor I can be.”
— Jaclyn Leeper, D.C., ’09, West Paducah, KY