There are currently an estimated 45,000 orthopaedic surgeons in the United States. The orthopaedic surgeon job market is expected to grow by 14.4% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are orthopaedic surgeons?

What’s the supply of orthopaedic surgeons?

The orthopaedic surgeon industry is concentrated in California, Texas, Ohio

Orthopaedic Surgeon job market by state

State Name Employed Orthopaedic Surgeons
California 4,240
Texas 3,370
Ohio 2,620
Massachusetts 2,120
New York 1,740
Pennsylvania 1,610
Florida 1,500
Illinois 1,470
New Jersey 1,360
Michigan 1,270
Minnesota 1,120
North Carolina 1,110
Virginia 950
Colorado 900
Kentucky 820
Indiana 740
Georgia 710
Washington 530
Alabama 490
New Hampshire 480
Maryland 460
Tennessee 450
Wisconsin 450
Utah 410
Mississippi 380
South Dakota 350
Nebraska 330
Oklahoma 310
Arizona 270
Oregon 270
Vermont 270
Nevada 250
Louisiana 240
Arkansas 240
New Mexico 240
District of Columbia 220
Kansas 210
Maine 180
Montana 180
Iowa 160
Delaware 130
Wyoming 110
North Dakota 80
Hawaii 80
Idaho 70
Alaska 40
Puerto Rico 30