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2021 Orthotists and Prosthetists Salary Guide

Design, measure, fit, and adapt orthopedic braces, appliances or prostheses, such as limbs or facial parts for patients with disabling conditions.

Orthotists and Prosthetists Salary 2021

Salary

$70.2K

Growth

17%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Orthotists and Prosthetists Make 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $41,790 $53,770 $70,190 $89,240 $110,130
Hourly Wage $20.09 $25.85 $33.75 $42.90 $52.95

How Much Do Orthotists and Prosthetists Make 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$41,790
$53,770
$70,190
$89,240
$110,130
Hourly Wage
$20.09
$25.85
$33.75
$42.90
$52.95

What Do Orthotists and Prosthetists Do?

Design, measure, fit, and adapt orthopedic braces, appliances or prostheses, such as limbs or facial parts for patients with disabling conditions.

Also known as:

Certified Orthotist (CO), Certified Pedorthist, Certified Prosthetist (CP), Certified Prosthetist Orthotist (CPO), Certified Prosthetist and Orthotist (CPO), Licensed Prosthetist and Orthotist (LPO), Orthotic Practitioner, Orthotist, Prosthetic Practitioner, Prosthetist

  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Adjust prostheses or other assistive devices.
  • Collect medical information from patients, family members, or other medical professionals.
  • Examine patients to assess general physical condition.
  • Measure the physical or physiological attributes of patients.
  • Instruct patients in the use of assistive equipment.
  • Design medical devices or appliances.
  • Fabricate medical devices.
  • Supervise medical support personnel.
  • Fabricate medical devices.
  • Fabricate medical devices.
  • Adjust prostheses or other assistive devices.
  • Fabricate medical devices.
  • Supervise medical support personnel.
  • Train medical providers.
  • Maintain medical or professional knowledge.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
  • Train medical providers.
  • Conduct research to increase knowledge about medical issues.
  • Present medical research reports.

Orthotists and Prosthetists Job Outlook

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
United States 10,000 11,700 17% 900

Orthotists and Prosthetists Job Outlook

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
United States
10,000
11,700
17%
900

Orthotists and Prosthetists Schooling & Experience

  • Master's degree
  • No work experience
  • Internship/residency

Orthotists and Prosthetists Schools

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Alabama State University Orthotist/Prosthetist Montgomery, AL More than 4 years: 0
Baker College Orthotist/Prosthetist Owosso, MI 2 years: 6
Baylor College of Medicine Orthotist/Prosthetist Houston, TX More than 4 years: 23
Bowling Green State University-Main Campus Assistive/Augmentative Technology and Rehabilitation Engineering Bowling Green, OH Less than one year: 35
More than 4 years: 58
California State University-Northridge Assistive/Augmentative Technology and Rehabilitation Engineering Northridge, CA More than 4 years: 0
Casper College Assistive/Augmentative Technology and Rehabilitation Engineering Casper, WY Less than one year: 7
Century College Orthotist/Prosthetist White Bear Lake, MN 2 years: 1
2 years: 30
At least one but less than two years: 4
At least two but less than four years: 24
Less than one year: 0
Concordia University-Saint Paul Orthotist/Prosthetist Saint Paul, MN 4 years: 3
More than 4 years: 15
Eastern Michigan University Orthotist/Prosthetist Ypsilanti, MI Less than one year: 0
More than 4 years: 21
Framingham State University Assistive/Augmentative Technology and Rehabilitation Engineering Framingham, MA Less than one year: 1

Orthotists and Prosthetists Schools

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Orthotist/Prosthetist
Montgomery, AL
More than 4 years: 0
Orthotist/Prosthetist
Owosso, MI
2 years: 6
Orthotist/Prosthetist
Houston, TX
More than 4 years: 23
Assistive/Augmentative Technology and Rehabilitation Engineering
Bowling Green, OH
Less than one year: 35
More than 4 years: 58
Assistive/Augmentative Technology and Rehabilitation Engineering
Northridge, CA
More than 4 years: 0
Assistive/Augmentative Technology and Rehabilitation Engineering
Casper, WY
Less than one year: 7
Orthotist/Prosthetist
White Bear Lake, MN
2 years: 1
2 years: 30
At least one but less than two years: 4
At least two but less than four years: 24
Less than one year: 0
Orthotist/Prosthetist
Saint Paul, MN
4 years: 3
More than 4 years: 15
Orthotist/Prosthetist
Ypsilanti, MI
Less than one year: 0
More than 4 years: 21
Assistive/Augmentative Technology and Rehabilitation Engineering
Framingham, MA
Less than one year: 1

Orthotists and Prosthetists Jobs .

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
CPO Travel Clinician South Central Zone HANGER PROSTHETICS & ORTHOTICS MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin 09/25/2021 No
CPO Travel Clinician South Central Zone - Great Pay -Signing Bonus Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics, Inc. Akron, Ohio 09/25/2021 No
Orthotist Geisinger Health System Scranton, Pennsylvania 09/25/2021 Yes

Orthotists and Prosthetists Jobs .

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
HANGER PROSTHETICS & ORTHOTICS
MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin
09/25/2021
No
Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics, Inc.
Akron, Ohio
09/25/2021
No
Geisinger Health System
Scranton, Pennsylvania
09/25/2021
Yes

Orthotists and Prosthetists Salary Guide 2021

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