Orthotists and Prosthetists Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for orthotists and prosthetists in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of orthotists and prosthetists amongst California metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Orthotists and Prosthetists in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,990
25th Percentile Wage
$55,750
50th Percentile Wage
$70,490
75th Percentile Wage
$90,490
90th Percentile Wage
$116,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for orthotists and prosthetists in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $116,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,990.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of orthotists and prosthetists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$70,490
2.89% 17.62%
2016
$68,450
4.69% -
2015
$65,240
4.34% -
2014
$62,410
4.15% -
2013
$59,820
2.93% -
2012
$58,070
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Orthotists and Prosthetists in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of orthotists and prosthetists in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of orthotists and prosthetists in state of California ranges from $53,840 to $87,640. The highest paying area for orthotists and prosthetists in California is Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville with a median annual salary of $87,640. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine (mean annual salary $80,810). The lowest paying area is San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos with a median annual salary of $53,840.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$87,640
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$80,810
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$73,470
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$73,240
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$63,550
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$60,670
Bakersfield-Delano
$58,780
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$57,340
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$53,840




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