When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($62K annually) can be spotted in Charlotte, N.C.; Austin, Texas (approximately $50K), Colorado Springs, Colo. (about $45K), and Parkersburg, W.Va. (around $30K) are the next top-paying cities. The highest pay by state can be found in California, where salaries average out at $72K per year.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $60K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (41 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $40K per year on average.
Bringing in the most money are Certified Orthotists — their earnings average about $60K annually. Certified Prosthetists and Orthotists are a close second at approximately $49K along with Orthotists ($48K) and American Board Certified Orthotists (around $44K). Among the lower-paid positions at Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics Incorporated are Certified Pedorthists — the median salary for this role approaches $34K.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than American Board Certified Prosthetists, who make $62K per year. Board-Certified Prosthetists also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of around $50K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics Incorporated pays those with a Bachelor's Degree, Biology the most — $52K.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Budget Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $90K per year. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics Incorporated workforce; slightly less than one-fifth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Other top skills include Operations Management, Medicaid & Medicare Billing, and Office Management.
Benefits and Perks
Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just one in three survey participants. Nearly all workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. A strong majority of employees can count on health insurance, and a majority of respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Privileges also include life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and relocation expenses.