Certified Prosthetist (CP) Salary

Certified Prosthetists in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with just below two-thirds bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $72K per year on average but can range from $45K to $99K per year. Work is enjoyable for Certified Prosthetists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just under one-half. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$45,781 - $99,109
MEDIAN: $71,745

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$44,850 - $98,892  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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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.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.


11 %
89 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 12%