Orthodontists have generally received their First professional degree before they enter the job market.
Once employed, Orthodontists can expect to earn an average of $288,000 per year throughout their career.
In addition, over the coming 10 years Orthodontists will see fairly rapid growth within their industry. They should experience a 9.2% rate of growth during this time period. In respect to starting your own business, Orthodontists are extremely entrepreneurial in nature. Currently, 43.3% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.
Given the job environment today, Orthodontists can consider themselves quite lucky, as only 0.3% are currently unemployed.