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There are approximately 45,000 chiropractors employed in the United States. A newly licensed doctor of chiropractic might find a salaried position in a chiropractic clinic or with an experienced chiropractor. Other salaried positions can be found in traditional hospitals, in hospitals that specialize in chiropractic treatment, or in alternative health care centers and clinics. Approximately 37 percent of the doctors of chiropractic in the United States are self-employed. Most maintain offices in a professional building with other specialists or at their own clinics.

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