Prosthetist/Orthotist Salary in California

How much does a Prosthetist/Orthotist make in California? The average Prosthetist/Orthotist salary in California is $87,514 as of May 31, 2019, but the range typically falls between $72,516 and $102,678. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. View the Cost of Living in California

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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. 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. Prosthetist/Orthotist's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Coachella, CA Avg. Salary $83,181 Date Updated May 31, 2019
Location Acampo, CA Avg. Salary $83,801 Date Updated May 31, 2019
Location Acton, CA Avg. Salary $88,034 Date Updated May 31, 2019
Location Adelanto, CA Avg. Salary $83,081 Date Updated May 31, 2019
Location Adin, CA Avg. Salary $79,492 Date Updated May 31, 2019
Location Agoura Hills, CA Avg. Salary $86,234 Date Updated May 31, 2019
Location Aguanga, CA Avg. Salary $83,364 Date Updated May 31, 2019
Location Ahwahnee, CA Avg. Salary $78,034 Date Updated May 31, 2019
Location Alameda, CA Avg. Salary $92,842 Date Updated May 31, 2019
Location Alamo, CA Avg. Salary $92,622 Date Updated May 31, 2019
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