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Naturopathic Physicians

General Information

Description

Diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases using a system of practice that is based on the natural healing capacity of individuals. May use physiological, psychological or mechanical methods. May also use natural medicines, prescription or legend drugs, foods, herbs, or other natural remedies.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Self-employed69.32%
  2. Private, for profit20.91%
  3. Private, not for profit7.25%
  4. State and local government2.13%
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$106,230

State-by-state Salary

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$147,260
$63,760
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Education & Interests

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Doctoral degree 96%
  • Post-doctoral training 4%
  • High school 0%
  • Some college 0%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Bachelor's degree 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS

You may find this career fulfilling if you consider yourself to be:

  • Investigative — You have an interest in studying and researching objects, organisms, and other things.
  • Social — You have an interest in helping, teaching, advising, assisting or providing service to others.

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Knowledge

  • Psychology
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Medicine and Dentistry
  • Therapy and Counseling
  • Biology

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