Certified Prosthetist (CP) Salary
Certified Prosthetists in the United States can expect to earn an average of $70K per year. Women Certified Prosthetists who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Men working as Certified Prosthetists who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 50 percent. Most Certified Prosthetists report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
|Salary||$40,784 - $84,791|
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|$40,268 - $86,187|
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.
Pay by Experience Level for Certified Prosthetist (CP)
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $45K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $56K on average. Certified Prosthetists with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $80K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Certified Prosthetists report making only $79K on average.
Key Stats for Certified Prosthetist (CP)
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