How much does a Prosthetist/Orthotist make in the United States? The average Prosthetist/Orthotist salary in the United States is $84,872 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $70,333 and $99,559. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Prosthetist/Orthotist

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

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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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Skills associated with Prosthetist/Orthotist: Patient Assessment, Patient and Care Giver Education, Electronic health records (EHR) Software, Medical Specialty: Prosthetics ...More

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