Orthopedic Technician Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Orthopedic Technician is $16.81 per hour. A skill in Wound Care is associated with high pay for this job.
Orthopedic Technician Total Pay (?
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$24,415 - $54,453
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MEDIAN: $36,437
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Orthopedic Technician Total Pay (?
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$11.99 - $24.42
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$24,415 - $54,453  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,200  
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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$25,397 - $52,956  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 248
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.99 - $24.42  
   
Overtime
$9.07 - $37.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,200  
   
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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$25,397 - $52,956  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 248
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Job Description for Orthopedic Technician

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Popular Skills for Orthopedic Technician

Pay by Experience Level for Orthopedic Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Orthopedic Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%
Experienced
up arrow 15%
National Average
$36,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Orthopedic Technician Salaries

Wound Care
up arrow 16%
Bracing
up arrow 8%
splinting
up arrow 7%
Casting
up arrow 2%
National Average
$36,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
51%
female alumni
 
Male
49%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 25%
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