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Certified Prosthetist (CP) Salary

Certified Prosthetists in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent just below three-fifths of Certified Prosthetists. Salaries average out to around $70K per year and spread from $44K to $98K per year. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Most people is this field find their work highly enjoyable. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$44,898 - $97,920
MEDIAN: $70,359

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$44,898 - $97,920  
$0.00 - $14,426  
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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).
$44,307 - $97,526  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45

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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 Certified Prosthetist (CP) Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.


8 %
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 11%