Orthodontists Salary Information

The salary statistics of orthodontists are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of orthodontists within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The orthodontists annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey published by BLS in May 2013 [1].

Table 1. Orthodontists Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
10th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for orthodontists. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $126,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $84,230.

Table 2. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2013 $0 ?%
2012 $0 ?%
2011 $0 ?%
2010 $0 -

Table 2 shows the salary trend for orthodontists from 2010 to 2013. We note that in 2013 the average salary is the same as that in 2012.

Table 3. Average Salary of Orthodontists vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
General Dentists
Other Specialists Dentists
Dietitians and Nutritionists

Table 4. Median Annual Wage of Orthodontists by States

From the above tables we note that not only orthodontists salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of orthodontists in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $109,890 to $183,720. The highest paying state for orthodontists is New York with a median annual salary of $183,720. The lowest paying state is Illinois with a median annual salary of $109,890. For more salary information of orthodontists profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
New York


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