With a little more than half of Certified Prosthetists in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Certified Prosthetists is $70K annually and can range from $44K on the lower end to $98K per year near the higher end. Most people in this position report feeling highly satisfied with their jobs. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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.