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How much does a Podiatrist make in California?

Learn more about the Podiatrist job market for salaries of real jobs in your area. Alternatively, see what Podiatrists earn in other states.

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.

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Podiatrist Earnings by Seniority

Senior Podiatrist Earnings

Senior Podiatrists in California earn:

$74.19
an hour
$154,320
per year
Experienced Podiatrist Earnings

Experienced Podiatrists in California earn:

$48.87
an hour
$101,650
per year
Junior Podiatrist Earnings

Junior Podiatrists in California earn:

$25.04
an hour
$52,080
per year
Starting Podiatrist Earnings

Starting Podiatrists in California earn:

$18.42
an hour
$38,300
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Podiatrist salary comparison

Podiatrists earn more than 90% percent of Health careers in California. Podiatrist salaries are in the bottom % of all careers in California.

Nurse Practitioner Salary in California $118k
Podiatrist Salary $106k
Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Salary in California $96k
Epidemiologist Salary in California $86k
Healthcare Social Worker Salary in California $67k
Medical Transcriptionist Salary in California $47k
Veterinary Technologist Salary in California $37k

Historical salary for Podiatrists in California

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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