Certified Prosthetists in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and close to three-fifths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $70K per year, but may range from $44K to $98K per year. A large number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to approximately two in five. It's heartening to note that most people in this field love their work, finding it both fun and rewarding. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$43,631 - $98,312
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41
Job Description for Certified Prosthetist (CP)
Supervise and train staff who are constructing the appliances.
Repair, rebuild and modify prosthetic appliances.
Fit, test and evaluate devices on patients and make adjustments for proper fit, function and comfort.
Maintain patients' records.
Instruct patients in the use and care of prosthesis limbs in upper or lower body.