Certified Orthotist (CO) Salary
Slightly less than two-thirds of Certified Orthotists in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $35K to $82K per year, and the average comes out to $58K annually. Making up 73 percent of those who took the survey, male Certified Orthotists greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and over one-half earn dental coverage. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$35,372 - $82,433|
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|$35,168 - $81,873|
Job Description for Certified Orthotist (CO)
- Fit, test and evaluate devices on patients and make adjustments for proper fit, function and comfort.
- Design orthotic devices or braces, based on physicians' prescription and examination and measurement of patient.
- Supervise and train staff who are constructing the appliances.
- Confer with physicians in order to formulate specifications for orthopedic devices.
- Maintain patients' records.
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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Orthotist (CO)
Pay by Experience for a Certified Orthotist (CO) has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Orthotist (CO) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 9 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Orthotist (CO) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Certified Orthotist (CO) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 14 salaries. A Certified Orthotist (CO) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 15 salaries.
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