Orthotist Salary

orthotist-salary-chart.jpgOrthotists measure, adapt, design, and fit orthopedic braces such as facial parts and limbs for patients.

Salary

The average salary of orthotists is $69,960 a year. The lowest 10% earns at most $34,150 a year while the top 10% earns at least $111,030 annually. The median salary is $62,670 annually.

The best industries for employment are medical equipment and supplies manufacturing (2,480 employed, $77,160 average); health and personal care stores (1,870 employed, $72,520 average); and offices of physicians (940 employed, $71,510 average). The top paying industry is medical equipment and supplies manufacture, paying $77,160 on average.

The top paying states are Rhode Island ($99,330 average), Nevada ($92,000), and Louisiana ($85,610).

Job Outlook

The job outlook of orthotists is expected to increase by 36% between 2012 and 2022, which is much faster than average.

Orthotist Salary by State

State Lowest 10% Median Salary Highest 10% Average Salary
Alabama $34,080 $68,520 $92,300 $62,630
Arizona $38,440 $55,180 $86,520 $59,740
Arkansas $26,870 $43,920 $82,460 $50,940
California $40,860 $59,820 $108,830 $72,130
Colorado $28,490 $44,700 $60,600 $45,970
Connecticut $41,940 $85,920 $129,490 $84,630
Florida $39,320 $66,920 $117,240 $74,290
Georgia $29,520 $49,840 $118,220 $68,640
Idaho $25,870 $65,720 $112,180 $70,340
Illinois $38,480 $68,100 $102,770 $66,710
Indiana $31,900 $76,480 NA $98,740
Iowa $38,620 $65,190 $119,250 $71,240
Kansas $41,560 $55,260 $78,790 $57,260
Kentucky $22,950 $42,600 $91,140 $50,680
Louisiana $33,590 $85,210 $114,470 $80,090
Maine $25,800 $52,360 $124,410 $63,950
Maryland $38,160 $81,190 $112,780 $78,010
Massachusetts $43,310 $71,760 $107,690 $72,780
Michigan $36,400 $59,440 $100,750 $75,000
Minnesota $45,740 $67,970 $94,150 $68,780
Missouri $32,060 $63,150 $112,810 $64,050
Nebraska $35,820 $56,070 $94,900 $64,630
Nevada $48,970 $74,670 $140,500 $83,220
New Hampshire $33,690 $70,690 $139,660 $75,920
New Jersey $40,610 $65,860 $155,230 $80,020
New York $37,540 $68,190 $105,590 $72,930
North Carolina $43,560 $67,400 $106,000 $70,720
Ohio $34,050 $63,570 $134,170 $71,040
Oklahoma $42,300 $59,640 $78,340 $62,210
Oregon $41,630 $59,300 $92,660 $65,450
Pennsylvania $32,950 $59,970 $108,070 $70,920
South Carolina $26,830 $93,010 $120,060 $78,410
South Dakota $36,300 $68,260 $90,360 $64,930
Tennessee $34,810 $77,750 $134,950 $81,800
Texas $17,900 $56,760 $88,850 $56,910
Utah $26,370 $75,720 $93,250 $69,640
Virginia $38,890 $67,590 $121,000 $77,900
Washington $38,480 $55,830 $92,350 $60,100
West Virginia $43,660 $60,220 $102,260 $66,450
Wisconsin $41,650 $63,440 $93,500 $64,010