$36,905
Avg. Salary
$16.01
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$750

Bonus

$2,750

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF) is $16.01 per hour.

The average pay for a Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF) is $36,905 per year.

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$13.68
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$16.01
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$29k
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MEDIAN $36,905
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$0$73K
Salary $29,173 - $73,404
Bonus $203 - $7,891
Commission $2,750
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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$28,809 - $55,083
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 24 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 32
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $13.68 - $21.72
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $11.25 - $32.49
Annual Data $0$55K
Bonus $203 - $7,891
Commission $2,750
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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$28,809 - $55,083
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 24 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 89

Job Description for Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF)

Once a trained physician has determined the best course of action for a patient needing prosthetics, a certified orthotic fitter works with the patient to customize the medical device. They then helps the patient with fitting, as well as how to properly use and maintain it. The certified orthotic fitter works with both the patient and the physician to learn about the patient's needs, and they work with the patient to instruct them on how to use their new medical device safely and effectively; this involves some initial training for devices such as artificial limbs or supports so the patient grows accustomed to the device and uses it safely. The certified orthotic fitter continues to work with the patient in the following weeks and months to make sure that the adjustment is going smoothly and assists the patient when they have problems or concerns.

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Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF)

Pay by Experience for a Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF) has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 30 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 12 salaries. A Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 5 salaries.

Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF) Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF)?

Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF) in Charlotte:
"Education."
Get as much education as you can and read as much information on the field as you can to keep your knowledge up to par. Having good people skills and time management skills is a must for this career.

Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF) in South Bend:
"ABC CFo."
Know your stock/products and your patients. You can never be too patient or kind.

Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF) in Port Huron:
"Fun."
Pros: The people, the patients and stuff like that.
Cons: The pay could be a little better but the hours are good.

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Key Stats for Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF)

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF) Salaries

Late-Career
▲73%

Experienced
▲25%

National Average
$35,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼8%

Skills That Affect Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF) Salaries

National Average
$35,000

Orthotics Fitting
▼1%

Customer Service
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 24%