When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $62K annually) can be spotted in Charlotte, N.C.; Austin, Texas ($51K), Colorado Springs, Colo. ($45K), and Parkersburg, W.Va. (approximately $28K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics Incorporated employees make the most in California, earning around $72K per year on average.
Bringing in the most money are Certified Orthotists — their earnings average $60K annually. Orthotists are a close second at around $53K along with Certified Prosthetists and Orthotists (about $49K) and American Board Certified Orthotists ($44K). On the lower end are Certified Pedorthists at approximately $28K on average.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics Incorporated for between five and 10 years earn $63K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics Incorporated folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $40K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
American Board Certified Prosthetists have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $62K per year. Earning a Board-Certified Prosthetist certification garners significant financial rewards of $50K annually on average. The best paid folks at Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics Incorporated have a Bachelor's Degree, Biology, earning $52K per year.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Budget Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $90K annually. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; just under a fifth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Key skills also include Operations Management, Medicaid & Medicare Billing, and Office Management.
Benefits and Perks
The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only 29 percent report compensation for sick days and vacation time. Nearly all employees report contributing to a 401(k). Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics Incorporated provides health insurance to a solid majority of workers, and a majority of survey participants do receive dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, relocation expenses, and a subsidized cell phone.