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Certified Prosthetist (CP) Salary

Certified Prosthetist (CP)s in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with over one-half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $70K annually on average but can range from $36K to $98K per year. Certified Prosthetist (CP)s who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 88 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a little over a half earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
$35,745 - $98,505
MEDIAN: $69,842

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$35,745 - $98,505  
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$35,743 - $97,923  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | 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

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.


12 %
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 12%