Orthotists and Prosthetists Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of orthotists and prosthetists in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare orthotists and prosthetists salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Orthotists and Prosthetists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,980
25th Percentile Wage
$59,250
50th Percentile Wage
$67,240
75th Percentile Wage
$79,430
90th Percentile Wage
$95,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for orthotists and prosthetists in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) orthotists and prosthetists is $95,330. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $67,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid orthotists and prosthetists is $48,980.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of orthotists and prosthetists in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201667,2401.62%0.42%
201566,1500.67%-
201465,710-1.63%-
201366,780-0.27%-
201266,960--

Compare Orthotists and Prosthetists Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of orthotists and prosthetists in five industries in the federal, state, and local government sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for orthotists and prosthetists occupations is the federal, state, and local government (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $67,240. The lowest paying industry is the state government, including schools and hospitals industry (annual salary $63,370). For detailed orthotists and prosthetists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$67,240
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$67,230
Federal government, including USPS
$67,230
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$65,700
State government, including schools and hospitals
$63,370

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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