Certified Orthotist (CO) Salary
Certified Orthotists in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — about two in three have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $36K to $83K per year, median earnings come to $62K per year. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and more than two-fifths earn dental coverage. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
|Salary||$35,787 - $83,988|
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|$35,625 - $83,158|
Job Description for Certified Orthotist (CO)
- Maintain patients' records.
- Repair, rebuild and modify orthopedic appliances.
- Instruct patients in the use and care of orthopedic braces.
- Confer with physicians in order to formulate specifications for orthopedic devices.
- Fit, test and evaluate devices on patients and make adjustments for proper fit, function and comfort.
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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