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Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist (CPO) Salary

For Certified Prosthetists and Orthotists, annual average wages total $65K per year. Making up 75 percent of those who took the survey, male Certified Prosthetists and Orthotists greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and just over a half earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$41,277 - $92,917
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$41K
$65K
$93K
MEDIAN: $65,384
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$14.52 - $52.64
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$15
$22
$53
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$41,277 - $92,917  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,950  
Total Pay (?
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$40,739 - $96,774  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 133
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.52 - $52.64  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,950  
   
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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$40,739 - $96,774  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Job Description for Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist (CPO)

  • Supervise and train staff who are constructing the appliances.
  • Make and modify plaster casts of areas that will be fitted with prosthesis, selecting materials to be used.
  • Fit, test and evaluate devices on patients and make adjustments for proper fit, function and comfort.
  • Maintain patients' records.
  • Repair, rebuild and modify prosthetic and orthopedic appliances.

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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist (CPO)

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Certified Prosthetists and Orthotists. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $56K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $66K. For Certified Prosthetists and Orthotists, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $76K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $84K on average.

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Experience Affects Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist (CPO) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$66,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 17%
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