An Orthotics Technician earns an average wage of C$22.00 per hour.

C$16.00 - C$28.21
C$22
MEDIAN: C$22.00
50%

Job Description for Orthotics Technician

Orthotics technicians are medical professionals who build, adjust, alter, and maintain a variety of braces, support equipment, and even elements of prosthetics for patients who need these devices. Typically, these technicians work with patients who require these devices due to injury, illness, or ongoing impairment. The orthotics can be as simple as custom-designed shoe inserts, or as complex as the components required in prosthetic devices.

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Orthotics Technician Tasks

  • Fit, test and evaluate devices on patients and make adjustments for proper fit, function and comfort.
  • Repair, rebuild and modify orthotic appliances.
  • Make orthotic 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.

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Key Stats for Orthotics Technician

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
17%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 50%