Orthotics Technician Salary

The average pay for an Orthotics Technician is $35,608 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$10.07 - $23.59
$10
$14
$24
MEDIAN: $14.25
10%
50%
90%

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Hourly Data $0$23
Hourly Rate $10.07 - $23.59
Overtime $20.62
Annual Data $0$51K
Total Pay (?
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$21,433 - $51,754
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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.

Orthotics Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Orthotics Technician

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
54%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Orthotics Technician Salaries

National Average
$34,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
54%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 50%