Orthotic and Prosthetic Technician (O and P Technician) Salary (United States)

An Orthotic and Prosthetic Technician (O and P Technician) earns an average wage of $14.08 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Orthotic and Prosthetic Technician (O and P Technician) Salary (?
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$21,852 - $45,302
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MEDIAN: $31,594
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Orthotic and Prosthetic Technician (O and P Technician) Salary (?
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$10.00 - $20.26
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$21,852 - $45,302  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,485  
Profit Sharing
$100.50 - $7,700  
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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$21,088 - $42,602  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.00 - $20.26  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $24.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,485  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.50 - $7,700  
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).
)
$21,088 - $42,602  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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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.

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

Experienced
up arrow 14%
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$31,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
13%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 20%