Average Orthopedic Technician Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for an Orthopedic Technician is $18.55.
MEDIAN $18.55
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $26
$247 - $2,269
Profit Sharing
$0 - $650
Total Pay
$29,643 - $56,790

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Job Description for Orthopedic Technician

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Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Orthopedic Technician. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Orthopedic Technician
Orthopedic Cast Technician
Radiologic Technologist
Surgical Technologist
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Orthopedic Technician

Skills in Casting, Wound Care, Orthopedics, Patient Education and Orthotics Fitting are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Orthopedic Technician

An entry-level Orthopedic Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.93 based on 14 salaries. An early career Orthopedic Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.53 based on 167 salaries. A mid-career Orthopedic Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.66 based on 120 salaries. An experienced Orthopedic Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.76 based on 124 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
Employees with Orthopedic Technician in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 33.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (31.3% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (22.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (2.2% less).

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