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Orthotists and Prosthetists in Texas

Considering a career as an Orthotist or Prosthetist in Texas?

23.5% Jobs Projection
$81,070 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Orthotists and Prosthetists in Texas is growing faster than average.

  • Orthotists and Prosthetists in Texas earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Orthotists and Prosthetists Work in Texas?

In 2018, there were 480 Orthotists and Prosthetists working in the state.

There were 370 Orthotists and Prosthetists employed in this state in 2017.

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


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


Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Orthotists and Prosthetists in this state are growing at a rate of 23.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 21.8%.


Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 30 annual job openings, and 420 total jobs in 2026 for Orthotists and Prosthetists in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 700 annual jobs and 9,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Orthotists and Prosthetists Make in Texas?

In 2018 wages for Orthotists and Prosthetists ranged from $50,590 to $121,590 with $81,070 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $24.32 to $58.46. The median hourly rate was $38.98.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $38.08 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.90.

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


Top Texas Metros for Orthotists and Prosthetists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Orthotists and Prosthetists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 110 $73,660
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 110 $100,890
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 90 $75,510
Austin-Round Rock, TX 60 $77,630

Top States for Orthotists and Prosthetists Employment

The table below shows the states where most Orthotists and Prosthetists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 830 $77,990
Michigan 740 $71,870
New York 570 $76,040
Illinois 530 $77,670
Texas 480 $81,070
Ohio 460 $59,990
Georgia 400 $64,580
Florida 380 $48,620
Pennsylvania 360 $63,610
Massachusetts 340 $71,940
North Carolina 270 $74,480
Tennessee 230 $56,180
South Carolina 210 $60,350
Louisiana 190 $69,490
Washington 180 $70,560
Indiana 170 $58,990
New Jersey 160 $70,100
Alabama 160 $54,800
Virginia 140 $76,240
Arizona 140 $65,000

Below are the states where Orthotists and Prosthetists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Hampshire $84,280
Texas $81,070
California $77,990
Illinois $77,670
Virginia $76,240
New York $76,040
Minnesota $75,720
Maine $74,950
North Carolina $74,480
Rhode Island $72,490

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