Acupuncturists

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Description

Diagnose, treat, and prevent disorders by stimulating specific acupuncture points within the body using acupuncture needles. May also use cups, nutritional supplements, therapeutic massage, acupressure, and other alternative health therapies.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Self-employed65.04%
  2. Private, for profit32.75%
  3. Private, not for profit1.92%
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Salary

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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Master's degree 76%
  • First professional degree 16%
  • Doctoral degree 6%
  • High school 0%
  • Some college 0%
  • Bachelor's degree 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

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Knowledge

  • Psychology
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Therapy and Counseling
  • Education and Training
  • Medicine and Dentistry
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