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Orthotists and Prosthetists in Washington

Considering a career as an Orthotist or Prosthetist in Washington?

18.2% Jobs Projection
$70,560 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Orthotists and Prosthetists Work in Washington?

180 people worked as Orthotists and Prosthetists in 2018 in this state.

There were 180 Orthotists and Prosthetists employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.


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


Job Projections for Washington

Jobs for Orthotists and Prosthetists in this state are growing at a rate of 18.2% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 21.8%.


Washington Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 20 annual job openings, and a total of 260 jobs for Washington Orthotists and Prosthetists in 2026.

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

What do Orthotists and Prosthetists Make in Washington?

In 2018 wages for Orthotists and Prosthetists ranged from $52,290 to $102,230 with $70,560 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.14 to $49.15. The median hourly rate was $33.93.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $31.84 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $2.09.

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


Top Washington 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
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 140 $68,690
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 70 $70,900

Top States for Orthotists and Prosthetists Employment

View the list below to see 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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