The main subject of this article is the average orthodontist salary. More precisely, this post focuses on this occupation’s wages that are paid in the USA, but it also includes information about how much this healthcare professional makes in other countries.
Keep reading this article and you’ll discover the elements which determine the variations in the orthodontists’ earnings and how this income varies in the USA. The average salaries provided in the United States for other similar professions can be read in one of the sections of this post.
All the details about the incomes provided in the USA are read from the official website of the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, bls.gov, and they all refer to May 2016.
USA Wages for the Orthodontist Jobs
The average salary of an orthodontist who worked in the USA in May 2016 was $196,270 per year, which corresponds to $94.36 per hour. The median wage (which is generally known as the 50th percentile) for this occupation was equal to or greater than $187,199 per year, i.e. $90 per hour. This median value represents the wage at which half (50%) of the orthodontia specialists practicing in the USA make less than this median pay and half make more than this median value.
This profession’s 10th percentile wage was $84,230 per year, so the incomes of only the lowest compensated 10% of these workers are smaller than $84,230 per year, the best remunerated 90% earning more than this 10th percentile.
The orthodontist’s salary can also be described through the 25th percentile, whose value (for the USA) was, in May 2016, $126,290 per year or $60.72 per hour. Here is what this 25th percentile wage tells us: the weakest compensated 25% of the orthodontics experts working in the United States of America earned, in May 2016, less than $126,290 per year, while the best compensated 75% of this profession enjoyed salaries than were bigger than $126,290 per year. [Read more…] about Average 2016 Orthodontist Salary and Other Useful Stats