What is the average annual salary for Prosthetist/Orthotist?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Prosthetist/Orthotist may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Prosthetist/Orthotist in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Prosthetist/Orthotist in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annualy pay for a typical Prosthetist/Orthotist in the United States is $73,397 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Accountant I in the United Sates are expected to make less than $73,397.
Designs and fits artificial limbs, braces and appliances for body deformities and disorders by carefully examining affected area for factors that would affect the fitting and/or placement. May specialize in making and fitting artificial limbs and be designated a Prothetist, or may specialize in making and fitting orthopedic braces and be designated an Orthotist. Typically requires a bachelor's degree, certification by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics, and at least 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.
View Prosthetist/Orthotist job description