Acupuncturist

Through acupuncture, herbal therapy or other alternative medicines, the health professional provides alternative care to patients to ease and treat patients using other methods.

Employment outlook

No available information for the time being

Daily tasks

  • Greet the client
  • Diagnose the causes of patient’s pain
  • Relieve the patient’s physical and muscular pain
  • Establish personalized treatment and work programs to improve the patient’s well-being
  • Meet with patients regularly to work with them

Required skills

  • Analyze situations to find the best solution
  • Enjoy working with the public
  • Good listening skills and communicate easily
  • Have excellent dexterity
  • This work demands close attention to detail.

Salary

$28,85 / hour *

Annual salary at 40h per week: $60 008

Min hourly rate: $15,00 / h ($31 200)

Max hourly rate: $48,05 / h ($99 944)

* Median rate according to Statistics Canada

Work locations

  • Private houses
  • Self-employed

Type of diploma obtained

College diploma

Years of study: 3

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