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Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF) Salary

The average Certified Orthotic Fitter in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $15.16 per hour. The majority of Certified Orthotic Fitters claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women Certified Orthotic Fitters who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. About a fourth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and slightly more than half claim dental coverage as well. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
$24,378 - $47,688
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MEDIAN: $33,386
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$11.86 - $20.95
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$24,378 - $47,688  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,064  
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$24,938 - $46,161  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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Hourly Rate
$11.86 - $20.95  
   
Overtime
$17.38 - $26.94  
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$0$18K$36K$54K
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$0.00 - $3,064  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,938 - $46,161  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 94
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Job Description for Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF)

  • Take patients' body or limb measurements.
  • Fit basic prefabricated orthotic appliances onto patients and make minor adjustments.
  • Instruct patients in use of orthotic devices.

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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Certified Orthotic Fitters who took the survey. Customer Service and Orthotics Fitting are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay.

Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF) Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF) in Charlotte:
"Education."
Get as much education as you can and read as much information on the field as you can to keep your knowledge up to par. Having good people skills and time management skills is a must for this career.

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Experience Affects Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF) Salaries

Orthotics Fitting
0%

Customer Service
0%

National Average
$33,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 24%