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Orthopedic Assistant Salary
in Delaware, United States

$50,461 (USD)

Average Salary

$24/hr

Average Hourly

$717

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Orthopedic Assistant is $50,461 a year and $24 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for an Orthopedic Assistant is between $37,218 and $61,500. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Applies, adjusts, and removes casts, assembles traction apparatus, and fits strappings and splints for orthopedic patients according to medical staff instructions, using handtools: covers injured areas with specified protective materials, such as stockinette bandages, gauze, or rubber pads, preparatory to cast application.
  • Wets, wraps, and molds plaster bandages around area of fracture.
  • Trims plaster, using electric cutter.
  • Removes whole and broken casts and alters position of cast to change setting of patient's limb or body part as directed.
  • Assembles wooden, metal, plastic, or plaster material to make orthopedic splints, using handtools.
  • Rigs pulleys, ropes, and frames to assemble fracture beds, using handtools.
  • Attaches traction supports to patient's limb and adjusts support to specified tension.
  • Assembles exercise frames, using handtools.
  • Adjusts crutches and canes to fit patient.
  • Instructs patients in care of and assists patients in walking with casts, braces, and crutches.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$58,498
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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Orthopedic Assistant Job Listings for Delaware, United States

Substitute Nurse Positions 2018-2019
Jan 16
Middletown, DE, USA
Appoquinimink School District
A substitute can assist with yearly mandated screenings, go on field trips with children with ... Administer vision, hearing and orthopedic screening as needed. Keep accurate records, tests ...
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