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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 $84,990, New York is the highest paying state for orthotists and prosthetists. It is followed by Georgia (average annual salary $84,910). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [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 New York
$84,990
$40,170 440
2 Georgia
$84,910
$36,180 230
3 Virginia
$83,800
$52,400 110
4 Illinois
$83,720
$44,190 240
5 Mississippi
$83,490
$34,770 90
6 Rhode Island
$74,830
$51,520 60
7 Alabama
$73,980
$34,120 130
8 New Jersey
$73,730
$44,750 170
9 Wisconsin
$73,700
$58,550 50
10 Minnesota
$72,980
$48,190 290
11 Maine
$72,360
$56,820 40
12 Massachusetts
$70,970
$40,640 230
13 Maryland
$70,040
$37,720 70
14 Oregon
$68,770
$54,030 80
15 Tennessee
$68,560
$36,450 80
16 California
$68,450
$41,800 560
17 Utah
$68,320
$43,410 100
18 Connecticut
$67,630
$33,310 110
19 South Carolina
$66,450
$22,290 210
20 Kansas
$66,340
$41,140 50
21 North Carolina
$65,630
$33,860 440
22 Washington
$65,450
$45,090 190
23 Texas
$65,270
$28,290 330
24 Iowa
$65,080
$49,960 50
25 Florida
$63,200
$28,910 320
26 Michigan
$62,540
$32,550 460
27 Oklahoma
$62,170
$46,170 100
28 Indiana
$62,070
$38,330 220
29 Nevada
$61,850
$46,000 70
30 New Hampshire
$61,840
$35,170 40
31 Kentucky
$60,990
$38,600 110
32 Louisiana
$59,890
$31,800 100
33 Pennsylvania
$59,350
$30,440 280
34 Idaho
$58,600
$32,540 50
35 Nebraska
$56,070
$40,020 50
36 Ohio
$55,200
$35,780 470
37 Missouri
$55,190
$35,700 100
38 Colorado
$49,550
$40,800 100
39 Arizona
$44,020
$34,030 80
40 West Virginia
$38,900
$33,290 80
41 Puerto Rico
$35,310
$17,010 100

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.