Orthopedic Cast Technician Salary

The average Orthopedic Cast Technician in the United States earns approximately $17.89 per hour. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. More than half of Orthopedic Cast Technicians (64 percent) survey participants are women. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$38,000 - $54,938
$50K
MEDIAN: $50,050
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$12.90 - $23.77
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$18
$24
MEDIAN: $17.89
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$0$54K
Salary $50,050
Bonus $3,250
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$27,462 - $52,938
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $12.90 - $23.77
Overtime $19.92 - $36.21
Annual Data $0$52K
Bonus $3,250
Total Pay (?
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).
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$27,462 - $52,938
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 78

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Job Description for Orthopedic Cast Technician

An orthopedic cast technician is an integral part of a team that is involved with healing bones. Casting and fixing bones is a hard procedure that is the responsibility of a trained professional, but it almost always requires assistance. As this kind of technician, you will work directly with an orthopedic surgeon or an orthopedic physician's assistant in order to help with casting procedures. You may also help with relocation and reduction of the broken bone before the casting procedure actually begins.

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Orthopedic Cast Technician Tasks

  • Assist in readjusting joint or bones in patients under direction of physician.
  • Apply and remove plaster casts for use in patient traction, based on physician's instructions.
  • Choose type of casting material and method of casting, based on patient's lifestyle or preference.
  • Monitor patients' vital statistics and inform physician of any changes while performing casting procedure.

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Pay by Experience Level for Orthopedic Cast Technician

Pay by Experience for an Orthopedic Cast Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Orthopedic Cast Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 25 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Orthopedic Cast Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Orthopedic Cast Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 38 salaries. An Orthopedic Cast Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 13 salaries.

Orthopedic Cast Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Orthopedic Cast Technician?

Orthopedic Cast Technician in Frisco:
"It is great job and require alot of pateince."
Pros: Working with all the kids and being able to help them with there injuries.
Cons: That I have to get up really early to make it on time.

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Key Stats for Orthopedic Cast Technician

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Orthopedic Cast Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

▲4%

National Average
$39,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Skills That Affect Orthopedic Cast Technician Salaries

▲1%

National Average
$39,000

Wound Care
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 11%
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