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Acupuncture Salary in New York - NY

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics does not gather earnings data for acupuncturists. However, a survey that was conducted in 2010 of practicing acupuncturists in every state found that the average acupuncturist salary in New York is $111,000. The future looks promising for acupuncturists as well, as a study from the Journal of the American Medical Association (1998) found that between 1990 and 1997, patient visits to alternative medical practitioners, including acupuncturists, increased about 47 percent. The Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Alliance says that from 1992 to 2000, the number of licensed acupuncturists tripled.

Once you have completed training for acupuncture studies, your pay may vary from situation to situation. Based upon your educational background, the industry or job setting in which you work, and the area where you are practicing, your pay may be more or less than the $111,000 average figure. A recent search on indeed.com showed that there are plenty of opportunities for acupuncturists to work in New York , at places such as Complementary Medicine Fertility Treatment Center in Plainview; Scarpulla Chiropractic in Orangeburg; and The Center for Integrative Health and Healing in Delmar. Salaries for acupuncturists on indeed.com are listed as $117,000 in New York City; $76,000 in Buffalo; $73,000 in Rochester; $117,000 in Yonkers; $81,000 in Albany; and $82,000 in Syracuse.

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