Certified Prosthetist (CP) Salary
Certified Prosthetists in the United States pull down an average of $70K per year. It's heartening to note that most people in this field love their work, finding it both fun and rewarding. Men working as Certified Prosthetists who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 57 percent. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Job Description for Certified Prosthetist (CP)
- Make and modify plaster casts of areas that will be fitted with prosthesis, selecting materials to be used.
- Instruct patients in the use and care of prosthesis limbs in upper or lower body.
- Design prosthetic devices or artificial limbs, based on physicians' prescription and examination and measurement of the patient.
- Confer with physicians in order to formulate specifications prosthetic devices.
- Repair, rebuild and modify prosthetic appliances.
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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Prosthetist (CP)
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For many Certified Prosthetists, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $50K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $45K. On average, Certified Prosthetists make $80K following one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $82K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.