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.

$40,784 - $84,791
$41K
$70K
$85K
MEDIAN: $70,017
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$40,784 - $84,791  
   
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$3,250  
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$40,268 - $86,187  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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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.


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)

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
35%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Certified Prosthetist (CP) Salaries

Experienced
▲22%

Late-Career
▲20%

National Average
$65,000

Mid-Career
▼14%

Entry-Level
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None:
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