Match
119k
Avg US Salary
14.1%
Growth
4.0/5
Rating
9k
Employment
Masters Masters
Education

How much does a Podiatrist make in California?

Average Podiatrist Hourly Wage in California

Podiatrists earn a median hourly wage of $48.87.

Average Podiatrist Yearly Salary in California

Podiatrists earn a median salary of $101,650 per year.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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.

How to Become a Podiatrist

Interested in becoming a podiatrist? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good podiatrist? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    A masters degree is required to be a Podiatrist.

  3. Get Hired

      Loading jobs...

    View all jobs →

    Would you like to post jobs on this career? Find the best candidates using Sokanu's new psychometric job platform. Visit employers.sokanu.com today.

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.

Find your perfect career

Would you make a good podiatrist? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

Take the free career test

Podiatrist salary comparison

Podiatrists earn more than 88% percent of Health careers in California. Podiatrist salaries are in the top 98% of all careers in California.

Pediatrician Salary in California $185k
Podiatrist Salary $106k
Occupational Therapist Salary in California $91k
Respiratory Therapist Salary in California $79k
Healthcare Social Worker Salary in California $67k
Medical Transcriptionist Salary in California $47k
Veterinary Technologist Salary in California $37k
Doctor Salary in California $k

Historical salary for Podiatrists in California

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

How to Become a Podiatrist

Interested in becoming a podiatrist? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good podiatrist? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    A masters degree is required to be a Podiatrist.

  3. Get Hired

      Loading jobs...

    View all jobs →

    Would you like to post jobs on this career? Find the best candidates using Sokanu's new psychometric job platform. Visit employers.sokanu.com today.