Average Salary For Chiropractors In South Africa

A chiropractor is trained to make sure your body is functioning as optimally as possible by using spinal manipulations to relieve pain in your joints and muscles. These spinal adjustments will increase blood flow and nerve conductivity to the joints and muscles that are experiencing pain.


A Chiropractor Salary In South Africa

An early career Chiropractor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R85,000 based on 22 salaries.

A mid-career Chiropractor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R205,000 based on 6 salaries.

How long does it take to become a chiropractor in South Africa?

Chiropractic can be studied at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) or the University of Johannesburg (UJ).

It is a six-year course consisting of two years of basic sciences followed by four years specializing in chiropractic.

Do you need math to be a chiropractor?

Fulfill requirements for entry into chiropractic school.

Expect to take anatomy and physiology, mathematics, chemistry, biology, and other STEM courses.

You may also be expected to have a well-rounded education and take classes in the humanities, social sciences, communication, and languages.

Is a chiropractor a doctor in South Africa?

“The statements surrounding the title ‘doctor’ relate to the fact that after six years of studying medical sciences, specializing in chiropractic sciences, a chiropractor graduates as a doctor of chiropractic. It is dictated by the legislation which regulates the profession.

How many chiropractors are there in South Africa?

800 practitioners of Chiropractic in South Africa

Today, chiropractic is one of the professions included under the Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa (AHPCSA) and boasts over 800 practitioners.

What qualifications do chiropractors need?

You’ll need to complete a 4-year degree or postgraduate master’s course recognized by the General Chiropractic Council.

This involves 3 years of full-time study and 1 year of working under supervision.

You may be able to take an Access to Science course if you do not have the degree entry requirements.