Certified Prosthetist (CP) Salary

With just under three-fifths 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 $71K per year and can range from $44K on the lower end to $98K per year near the higher end. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. It's exciting to note that the majority of individuals in this field enjoy their work considerably. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$44,698 - $98,505
(Median)
$45K
$71K
$99K
MEDIAN: $70,843
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$44,698 - $98,505  
   
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$43,850 - $98,118  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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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

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$71,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 9%
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