When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $62K annually) can be spotted in Charlotte, N.C.; Austin, Texas ($51K), Colorado Springs, Colo. (approximately $45K), and Parkersburg, W.Va. (about $28K) are the next top-paying cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of North Carolina; salaries there average to $69K per year.
The highest paychecks go to Certified Orthotists, who earn an average $60K annually, closely trailed by Orthotists ($60K), Certified Prosthetists and Orthotists ($52K), and American Board Certified Orthotists (around $44K). Certified Pedorthists are among the lowest paid at a median salary of approximately $28K.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $63K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics Incorporated employees (36 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $40K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $59K per year for American Board Certified Orthotists; non-accredited workers make much less. On average, salaries rise to approximately $55K annually for accredited Board-Certified Prosthetists. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA); Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics Incorporated awards about $75K to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Budget Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $90K per year. Operations Management is a popular skill among Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics Incorporated workers, with around a seventh of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Medicaid & Medicare Billing, Project Management, and Office Management were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only a quarter of employees report compensation for sick days and vacation time. Almost all respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). A strong majority of workers can count on health insurance, and a solid majority of survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. Additional benefits of working here are a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and relocation expenses.