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Orthodontists

in Massachusetts

Examine, diagnose, and treat dental malocclusions and oral cavity anomalies. Design and fabricate appliances to realign teeth and jaws to produce and maintain normal function and to improve appearance.

Occupation Projection for Orthodontists

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
291023  Orthodontists 561 592 31 5.53 % 11 18 Doctoral or professional degree 

Orthodontists Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Health Care and Social Assistance    450  80 % 480  80 % 30  6 % $278,740
Ambulatory Health Care Services    450  80 % 480  80 % 30  6 % $278,740
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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