What am I worth?
Get a free salary report »
What should I pay?
Pay the right way »

Orthotic and Prosthetic Technician (O and P Technician) Salary

Orthotic and Prosthetic Technicians in the United States can expect to earn an average of $14.82 per hour. While some workers in this profession — just over one in five — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and the larger part have dental insurance. There are far more male Orthotic and Prosthetic Technicians survey respondents than women, making up 83 percent. Job satisfaction for Orthotic and Prosthetic Technicians is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Read More
$24,677 - $60,000
(Median)
$25K
$35K
$60K
MEDIAN: $34,919
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$10.24 - $20.33
(Median)
$10
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$24,677 - $60,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,226  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $7,920  
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).
)
$21,902 - $44,958  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.24 - $20.33  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $24.98  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,226  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $7,920  
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).
)
$21,902 - $44,958  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Job Description for Orthotic and Prosthetic Technician (O and P Technician)

An orthotic and prosthetic technician assists a certified orthotist or prosthetist in providing artificial limbs to clients, and may assist in carrying out fittings and answering client concerns. Customer service skills are important for this position, as direct interaction with clients occurs frequently.

Read More...

Orthotic and Prosthetic Technician (O and P Technician) Tasks

  • 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.

Registered Prosthetic Orthotic Technician Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

United States (change)

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

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 23%
ADVERTISEMENT