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Highest Paying States for Orthotists and Prosthetists

The highest paying states for orthotists and prosthetists (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of orthotists and prosthetists in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $84,260, Virginia is the highest paying state for orthotists and prosthetists. It is followed by Illinois (average annual salary $83,960). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of orthotists and prosthetists in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Orthotists and Prosthetists

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Virginia
$84,260
$51,320 130
2 Illinois
$83,960
$47,200 420
3 South Dakota
$82,440
$47,920 30
4 Texas
$79,200
$31,580 370
5 New York
$78,030
$40,850 510
6 Rhode Island
$74,830
$51,520 60
7 Massachusetts
$74,300
$45,890 310
8 Wisconsin
$73,890
$57,590 50
9 Mississippi
$73,790
$28,610 50
10 North Carolina
$72,890
$49,320 270
11 Minnesota
$72,780
$37,190 90
12 Maine
$72,360
$56,820 40
13 Georgia
$72,170
$34,960 240
14 Puerto Rico
$71,770
$19,700 100
15 Kansas
$71,610
$39,270 60
16 California
$70,490
$39,990 630
17 Nevada
$70,260
$46,870 80
18 Connecticut
$69,590
$33,480 110
19 New Mexico
$69,480
$40,160 30
20 Tennessee
$67,710
$38,840 240
21 Kentucky
$67,200
$37,970 90
22 Delaware
$66,700
$36,600 50
23 West Virginia
$66,620
$41,810 30
24 Washington
$66,230
$51,600 180
25 Oregon
$66,200
$53,140 80
26 Michigan
$66,140
$32,750 590
27 Maryland
$65,960
$36,490 60
28 South Carolina
$62,780
$24,460 200
29 New Jersey
$62,690
$40,120 130
30 Louisiana
$62,610
$40,230 160
31 Iowa
$62,390
$43,600 70
32 Oklahoma
$62,170
$46,170 80
33 New Hampshire
$61,840
$35,170 40
34 Pennsylvania
$61,300
$35,930 390
35 Indiana
$60,360
$35,470 180
36 Idaho
$60,300
$39,630 60
37 Utah
$59,790
$30,090 30
38 Vermont
$58,900
$52,570 0
39 Missouri
$58,390
$36,200 100
40 Nebraska
$57,160
$43,740 40
41 Arkansas
$53,400
$23,350 60
42 Ohio
$53,340
$35,570 510
43 Arizona
$51,610
$36,990 80
44 Colorado
$49,160
$39,850 110
45 Montana
$48,390
$27,100 40
46 Florida
$45,370
$26,900 370
47 Alabama
$44,760
$26,710 160
48 Alaska
$40,220
$33,050 30

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of orthotists and prosthetists in those states is not available at this time.

See also: Highest paying industries for orthotists and prosthetists, Top Paying Jobs in America.