Orthotist/Prosthetist Salary in United States

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Average Salary for Orthotist/Prosthetist in United States

The average salary of a(n) Orthotist/Prosthetist in United States is $76,350.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Orthotist/Prosthetist in United States is $36.71.

The average bonus of a(n) Orthotist/Prosthetist in United States is $1,527.00.

Job Description:

Treats and provides care to patients with partial or total absence of limb or with disabling conditions of limbs and spine by planning fabrication of, writing specifications for, and fitting prosthesis or by fitting and preparing orthopedic braces, under guidance of and in consultation with physician. Aids physician in formulation of specification for prescription for braces and appliances for body deformities and disorders. Evaluates patient's orthopedic or prosthetic needs, performing examinations, in relation to disease entity and functional loss. Plans design of orthopedic brace or prosthesis, and selects materials and components from which appliance will be fabricated. Makes casts, measurements, model modifications, and layouts. Performs fitting, including static and dynamic alignments. Evaluates brace or prosthesis on patient and makes adjustments to assure fit, function, comfort, and workmanship. Instructs patient use of orthopedic brace or prosthesis. Maintains patient records. May supervise Orthotics Assistants, Prosthetics Assistants, and other personnel. May supervise laboratory activities relating to development of orthopedic braces and prosthesis. May lecture and demonstrate to colleagues and other professionals concerned with practice of orthotics and prosthetics. May participate in research. Less

Treats and provides care to patients with partial or total absence of limb or with disabling conditions of limbs and spine by planning fabrication of, writing specifications for, and fitting prosthesis or by fitting and preparing orthopedic braces, under guidance... More

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