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Orthodontists in Kentucky

Want to work in Kentucky as an Orthodontist? Read this first!

13.3% Jobs Projection
$88,770 Median Salary
10 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Orthodontists in Kentucky are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Orthodontists in Kentucky is growing faster than average.

  • Orthodontists in Kentucky earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Orthodontists Work in Kentucky?

80 people worked as Orthodontists in 2018 in this state.

There were 110 Orthodontists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 130 Orthodontists working in it, which means Kentucky has fewer Orthodontists than average.


Job Projections for Kentucky

Jobs for Orthodontists in this state are growing at a rate of 13.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 18.2%.


Kentucky Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 10 annual job openings, and 170 total jobs in 2026 for Orthodontists in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 300 annual jobs and 7,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Orthodontists Make in Kentucky?

In 2018 wages for Orthodontists ranged from $64,360 to $208,000 with $88,770 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $30.94 to $100. The median hourly rate was $42.68.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $44.14 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $1.46.

The median salary in Kentucky is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top States for Orthodontists Employment

View the list below to see where most Orthodontists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 610 $183,480
Massachusetts 430 $208,000
California 380 $198,330
Florida 370 $180,720
Maryland 330 $194,610
Ohio 220 $208,000
North Carolina 190 $208,000
New Jersey 180 $208,000
New York 150 $208,000
Oklahoma 130 $208,000
Indiana 110 $208,000
Washington 110 $208,000
Virginia 90 $208,000
Wisconsin 90 $201,010
Michigan 80 $208,000
Kentucky 80 $88,770
Tennessee 60 $208,000
Idaho 40 $184,760
Utah 40 $99,510

Below are the states where Orthodontists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New York $208,000
Washington $208,000
Colorado $208,000
Virginia $208,000
Tennessee $208,000
South Carolina $208,000
Pennsylvania $208,000
Indiana $208,000
Iowa $208,000
Oregon $208,000

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