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Orthopedic Assistant Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$58,895 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for an Orthopedic Assistant is $58,895 a year and $28 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for an Orthopedic Assistant is between $43,439 and $71,779. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • 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.
Orthopedic Assistant Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Orthotists and Prosthetists

Job family population: 7,840

Estimated population of Orthopedic Assistant jobs: 2,680

Rate of error: 4.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Orthopedic Assistant Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) for Orthopedic Practice
May 30
Englewood, NJ, USA
Englewood Orthopedic Associates
Performs medical assistant procedures under supervision of physician or physician assistant. * Must have experience in Orthopedic. * Take patient vitals and assist in examinations. * Gives ...
Physician Assistant - Orthopedic Surgery (Physician Assistant #)
Jun 5
New York, United States
Lyle Staffing
Orthopedics opening in , New York. Our client in Mt. Kisco, NY is looking to add a Physician Assistant to their orthopedic (sports medicine) team. Candidates would work Monday-Friday (8:30am-5:30pm ...
Apr 12
New York, NY, USA
New York Bone and Joint Specialists
New York Bone and Joint Specialists are currently seeking an Orthopedic Physician Assistant . The ideal candidate will have experience in Sports Medicine and have a New York license (preferably New ...
Orthopedic PA
Apr 19
Patchogue, NY, USA
Advanced Orthopedics
Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA) Advanced Orthopedics is seeking to add a Physician Assistant to our growing Orthopedic practice. Work alongside our general orthopedists, sports medicine ...
Medical Assistant Orthopedics
Jun 6
Cortlandt Manor, NY, USA
Caremount Medical - Clinical
CareMount currently has a F/T opportunity for a patient-centered Medical Assistant to support and provide the highest quality of care for our Orthopedics patients. Position Overview : The role of a ...
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