Orthotic and Prosthetic Technician (O and P Technician) Salary

Earnings for Orthotic and Prosthetic Technicians in the United States come in at around $15.23 per hour on average. Compensation ranges from $10.50 per hour on the lower end to $20.81 on the higher end. Most Orthotic and Prosthetic Technicians report high levels of job satisfaction. While roughly one in four report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and a majority have dental, as well. The vast majority (82 percent) of Orthotic and Prosthetic Technicians who answered the questionnaire are male. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$29,087 - $61,534
(Median)
$29K
$37K
$62K
MEDIAN: $37,391
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$10.50 - $20.81
(Median)
$11
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,087 - $61,534  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,445  
Profit Sharing
$400.00  
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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$23,248 - $51,471  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.50 - $20.81  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $48.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,445  
   
Profit Sharing
$400.00  
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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$23,248 - $51,471  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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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.

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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Orthotic and Prosthetic Technician (O and P Technician)

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Orthotic and Prosthetic Technicians. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $31K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $37K. Orthotic and Prosthetic Technicians see a median salary of $40K after reaching one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $47K.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 31%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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