Salary for Orthotists and Prosthetists
Also known as: American Board Certified Orthotist, Artificial Limb Fitter, Certified Orthotic Fitter, Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist, Licensed Prosthetist, Orthotic/Prosthetic Practitioner, Orthotist, Pedorthist, Prosthetist
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SEE MORE SALARIES FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALSOrthotists and prosthetists meet with patients and discuss patient requirements for prosthetics and orthotics. They use a combination of medical prescriptions and patient goals to design, fit, mold, and adjust orthotic and prosthetic devices. These professionals may user laser imaging and/or plaster casting to obtain precise measurements of patients, and select materials appropriate to the form and function requirements for individual patients' devices. They may also service and repair orthotics and prosthetics. Most professionals in this field hold Master's degrees.
A Orthotist or Prosthetist can earn average salaries of between $41,790 to $110,130 depending on tenure and industry expertise. will most likely receive a wage of seventy-four thousand one hundred and twenty dollars annually.
have the best average pay in Mississippi, where they can get average pay scales of close to about $115,390. These professionals receive the best pay in Manufacturing, where they can earn job pay of $83,320.
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 29.37 percent nationwide in that time.
Orthotists and Prosthetists tend to make the most in the following industries:
In general, they earn less within the industries below: