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.
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$43,850 - $98,118
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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.