Hey, Iam a pre-pod. I was going through Illinois Dept and Wisconsin Dept of Professional regualton concerning podiatry license and scope of practice. i was very suprised to see that podiatrist are strictly limited to feet (which ofcourse is our profession) and not even allowed to do full amputations. My question was, with just specialization in feet so naturally we are not gonna have a lot of patients like an internist or a family practioner or othopod (who treat like all aspects of body). how come podiatrists make $150000 to $200000 (as some said in this forum) which is like equal to these practioners who have more scope of practice and can see lots of patients. i dont mean to under estitamte our profession. but iam really confused. i mean how do they make this much amount of money. is it bcoz of surgeries or is there a large demand of pods or is it just a luck for some individuals or do all pods make this much money right after graduation. i was thinking that they make like $76000-90000 as the Bureau of Labor says. But plzz help me in understanding this concept. And what kind of surgeries do they do.