Certified Orthotist (CO) Salary

Certified Orthotists in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent a little more than half of Certified Orthotists. Salaries average out to around $56K annually and spread from $37K to $85K per year. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and close to one-half collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Certified Orthotists who answered the questionnnaire. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,002 - $83,598
(Median)
$38K
$56K
$84K
MEDIAN: $56,416
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$12.08 - $39.99
(Median)
$12
$19
$40
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$38,002 - $83,598  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
Profit Sharing
$983 - $4,000  
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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$36,972 - $84,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.08 - $39.99  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
   
Profit Sharing
$983 - $4,000  
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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$36,972 - $84,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Orthotist (CO)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Certified Orthotists generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $44K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $58K. Certified Orthotists see a median salary of $71K after reaching one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income no higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Certified Orthotist (CO) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$57,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 17%
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