The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Orthopedic Technician with Casting skills is $17.44.
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Job Description for Orthopedic Technician
Orthopedic technicians are in charge of assisting patients with orthopedic devices and providing appropriate medical advice. These individuals must have strong communication skills to interact with a variety of orthopedic patients and address all of their needs and be knowledgeable of many placement and repair techniques of orthopedic devices. They are also responsible for conducting training sessions to educate potential clients of the benefits of orthopedic devices. Orthopedic technicians gen…Read more
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Skills in Wound Care, Orthopedics and Patient Education are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Inventory Management and Orthotics Fitting.
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 $15.18 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Orthopedic Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.65 based on 87 salaries. An experienced Orthopedic Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.66 based on 93 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
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Employees with Orthopedic Technician in their job title in Atlanta, Georgia earn an average of 2.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (5.4% less) and St. Petersburg, Florida (2.5% less).
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