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Orthodontists in Texas

Considering a career as an Orthodontist in Texas?

21.7% Jobs Projection
$183,480 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Orthodontists Work in Texas?

In 2018, there were 610 Orthodontists working in the state.

There were 500 Orthodontists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 110 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 130 Orthodontists working in it, which means Texas has more Orthodontists than average.


Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Orthodontists in this state are growing at a rate of 21.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 18.2%.


Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 20 annual job openings, and 560 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 Texas?

In 2018 wages for Orthodontists ranged from $69,070 to $208,000 with $183,480 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $33.21 to $100. The median hourly rate was $88.21.

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


Top Texas Metros for Orthodontists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Orthodontists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 210 $196,290

Top States for Orthodontists Employment

The table below shows the states 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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