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
$126,290
10th Percentile Wage
$84,230

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
Chiropractors
$65,300
Dentists
$151,300
General Dentists
$146,340
Prosthodontists
$91,260
Other Specialists Dentists
$163,450
Dietitians and Nutritionists
$55,920
Optometrists
$101,290

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
$183,720
Florida
$176,840
Connecticut
$176,390
Washington
$174,480
Indiana
$163,970
Louisiana
$154,840
Alabama
$140,800
Maine
$139,030
Maryland
$139,010
Illinois
$109,890


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