How much does a Prosthetist/Orthotist make in Louisiana? The average Prosthetist/Orthotist salary in Louisiana is $76,251 as of February 26, 2020, but the range typically falls between $63,183 and $89,465. 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.

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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 2020 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Abbeville, LA Avg. Salary $72,704 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Abita Springs, LA Avg. Salary $78,379 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Acme, LA Avg. Salary $69,883 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Addis, LA Avg. Salary $74,006 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Aimwell, LA Avg. Salary $69,883 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Akers, LA Avg. Salary $77,495 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Albany, LA Avg. Salary $73,369 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Alexandria, LA Avg. Salary $70,520 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Ama, LA Avg. Salary $78,846 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Amelia, LA Avg. Salary $73,369 Date Updated February 26, 2020
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