Orthodontists, like many other healthcare professionals, have diverse salaries that depend on a multitude of factors such as their area of specialization, geographical location, experience, and work setting.
Having a comprehensive understanding of the typical salary range for orthodontists can be immensely valuable when negotiating job offers or planning for one’s financial future.
According to the BLS, the mean annual wage for orthodontists is $267,280.
The mean annual wage for orthodontists as reported by the BLS equates to an hourly wage of $128.50.
Orthodontists’ salaries can vary greatly by state and territory, ranging from $215,304 in Louisiana to $348,674 in Hawaii. According to ZipRecruiter, these are the annual mean salaries for orthodontists by state:
According to ZipRecruiter, these are the highest paying states for orthodontists:
According to BLS, orthodontists make an average of $267,280 per year. The average salaries for other dental specialties are as follows:
The salaries of dental professionals, including orthodontists, can vary greatly depending on the region, experience and more.
The sudden rise in salary that occurs when transitioning from training to practice can be difficult to adjust to. Our Build Your Team program connects you to experts in financial planning, budgeting, taxes, and more for free, so that you can feel confident in negotiating and navigating your new salary.
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