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.

$41,430 - $88,758
(Median)
$41K
$70K
$89K
MEDIAN: $70,016
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$41,430 - $88,758  
   
Bonus
$2,500  
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$41,677 - $90,116  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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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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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.

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Experience Affects Certified Prosthetist (CP) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 28%

National Average
$63,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

Entry-Level
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None:
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