Prosthetist/Orthotist Salary in Mississippi

How much does a Prosthetist/Orthotist make in Mississippi? The average Prosthetist/Orthotist salary in Mississippi is $67,957 as of May 31, 2019, but the range typically falls between $56,310 and $79,732. 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 Mississippi

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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 Olive Branch, MS Avg. Salary $73,824 Date Updated May 31, 2019
Location Abbeville, MS Avg. Salary $73,568 Date Updated May 31, 2019
Location Aberdeen, MS Avg. Salary $66,329 Date Updated May 31, 2019
Location Ackerman, MS Avg. Salary $66,094 Date Updated May 31, 2019
Location Algoma, MS Avg. Salary $66,094 Date Updated May 31, 2019
Location Alligator, MS Avg. Salary $68,946 Date Updated May 31, 2019
Location Amory, MS Avg. Salary $66,094 Date Updated May 31, 2019
Location Anguilla, MS Avg. Salary $68,993 Date Updated May 31, 2019
Location Arcola, MS Avg. Salary $69,651 Date Updated May 31, 2019
Location Arkabutla, MS Avg. Salary $73,568 Date Updated May 31, 2019
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