The majority of Certified Prosthetists in the United States — just below three-fifths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $44K to $97K per year, and the median is $71K annually. It's heartening to note that most people in this field love their work, finding it both fun and rewarding. A strong majority enjoy medical while a little over a half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to over a third. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$44,435 - $97,327
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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.