An Orthotic and Prosthetic Technician (O and P Technician) earns an average wage of $14.64 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.Pay goes up steadily as a this job becomes more experienced.
Orthotic and Prosthetic Technician (O and P Technician) Total Pay (?
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$21,699 - $45,615
(Median)
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46K
MEDIAN: $30,780
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Orthotic and Prosthetic Technician (O and P Technician) Total Pay (?
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$9.85 - $20.61
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$21,699 - $45,615  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,546  
Profit Sharing
$196.53 - $2,948  
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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$21,458 - $43,556  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 102
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.85 - $20.61  
   
Overtime
$15.02 - $34.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,546  
   
Profit Sharing
$196.53 - $2,948  
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).
)
$21,458 - $43,556  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 102
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Job Description for Orthotic and Prosthetic Technician (O and P Technician)
  • Make orthotic and prosthetic devices by bending, forming and shaping materials to prescribed specifications.
  • Read specifications to determine the type of device to be fabricated and the materials and tools that will be required.
  • Repair, rebuild and modify prosthetic and orthodic appliances.
  • Repair, rebuild and modify prosthetic and orthotic appliances.
  • Fit, test and evaluate devices on patients and make adjustments for proper fit, function and comfort.

Experience Affects Orthotic and Prosthetic Technician (O and P Technician) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 20%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$32,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 10 votes.
Gender
Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 18%
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