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Podiatrists in Illinois

Want to work in Illinois as a Podiatrist? Read this first!

4.7% Jobs Projection
$157,650 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Podiatrists in Illinois are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Podiatrists in Illinois is growing slower than average.

  • Podiatrists in Illinois earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Podiatrists Work in Illinois?

There were approximately 570 workers employed as Podiatrists in this state in 2018.

There were 430 Podiatrists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 140 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 110 Podiatrists working in it, which means Illinois has more Podiatrists than average.


Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Podiatrists in this state are growing at a rate of 4.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.9%.


Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 40 annual Podiatrists job openings in Illinois, and 670 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 700 annual jobs and 12,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Podiatrists Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Podiatrists ranged from $56,570 to $208,000 with $157,650 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $27.2 to $100. The median hourly rate was $75.8.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $81.52 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $5.72.

The median salary in Illinois is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Illinois Metros for Podiatrists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Podiatrists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 480 $154,950

Top States for Podiatrists Employment

View the list below to see where most Podiatrists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 1,140 $128,010
Florida 860 $125,640
California 780 $119,560
Pennsylvania 600 $122,240
Illinois 570 $157,650
Texas 460 $133,410
Ohio 420 $138,930
New Jersey 410 $128,850
Michigan 380 $131,860
Virginia 300 $98,510
Maryland 290 $132,790
Georgia 270 $109,310
Indiana 240 $134,670
Arizona 220 $117,100
Massachusetts 210 $142,610
North Carolina 190 $153,630
Minnesota 170 $164,210
Wisconsin 160 $192,920
Washington 140 $109,320
Colorado 110 $112,230

Below are the states where Podiatrists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Rhode Island $208,000
Nebraska $208,000
Wisconsin $192,920
Minnesota $164,210
Illinois $157,650
South Carolina $157,650
West Virginia $154,140
North Carolina $153,630
Delaware $152,440
Iowa $146,340


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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