How much does a Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist (CPO) make in the United States? The average Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist (CPO) salary in the United States is $83,400 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $69,100 and $97,900. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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The Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist (CPO) examines patient and prepares cast or model to assist with the construction of the appliance and selection of required materials/components. Designs and fits artificial limbs, braces and appliances for patients with physical disability based on physician's specifications. Being a Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist (CPO) if the position is a specialist in crafting and fitting artificial limbs, title is a Prosthetist. Fits finished appliance to patient and makes any adjustments to ensure comfort and maximum functionality. In addition, Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist (CPO) if the position is a specialist in crafting and fitting orthopedic braces, title is an Orthotist. Generally, ?completion of a National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE) residency (12-18 months) is required in addition to certification. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Requires certification by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics. Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist (CPO)'s years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2022

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