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Orthotics Technician Salary

$38,108 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$537

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Orthotics Technician is $38,108 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Orthotics Technician is between $28,805 and $45,786. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Fabricates, fits, repairs, and maintains orthotic devices, such as braces and surgical supports, according to specifications and under guidance of orthotist 078.261-018 or orthotics assistant 078.361-022: bends, forms, welds, and saws metal brace structural components to conform to measurements, using hammers, anvils, welding equipment, and saws.
  • Drills and taps holes for rivets, and rivets components together.
  • Shapes plastic and metal around cast of patient's torso or limbs.
  • Covers and pads metal or plastic brace structures, using layers of rubber, felt, plastic, and leather.
  • May also perform functions of prosthetics technician and be designated orthotics-prosthetics technician.
Orthotics Technician Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Medical Appliance Technicians

Job family population: 13,640

Estimated population of Orthotics Technician jobs: 3,837

Rate of error: 4.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$44,178
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Orthotics Technician Job Listings for United States

Prosthetic Orthotic Technician
Jul 11
San Antonio, TX, USA
Spectrum Healthcare Resources
Spectrum Healthcare Resources has an opportunity for a civilian Prosthetic Technician supporting ... Background experience and proficiency in general fabrication procedures of orthotic prosthetic ...
Orthotic / Prosthetic Technician
Jun 27
Anaheim, CA, USA
Healthcare Support
Daily Responsibilities of an Orthotic / Prosthetic Technician: * Assist certified technician with technical aspects of assembling of prosthetic and orthotic devices * Perform assembly and repair of ...
Certified Compounding Pharmacy Technician Entry Level
Jun 21
Elgin, IL, USA
Snyder Mark Drugs Roselle INC
Our care-giving staff is comprised of pharmacists, certified pharmacy technicians, licensed dietitians, certified orthotic and mastectomy fitters and support staff. We have both massage therapist and ...
Certified Compounding Pharmacy Technician Entry Level
Jun 21
Naperville, IL, USA
Snyder Mark Drugs Roselle INC
Our care-giving staff is comprised of pharmacists, certified pharmacy technicians, licensed dietitians, certified orthotic and mastectomy fitters and support staff. We have both massage therapist and ...
DME Technician
Jul 12
Churubusco, IN, USA
Synergy Medical Llc
Company Description We are a DME company and dispense off the shelf orthotics to patients with a doctors prescription. We are hiring for 3 openings in the following areas - Fort Wayne, Columbia City ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Orthotics Technician is $38,108 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Orthotics Technician is between $28,805 and $45,786. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Orthotics Technician Job Listings for United States

Prosthetic Orthotic Technician
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Orthotic / Prosthetic Technician
Jun 27
Anaheim, CA, USA
Healthcare Support
Daily Responsibilities of an Orthotic / Prosthetic Technician: * Assist certified technician with technical aspects of assembling of prosthetic and orthotic devices * Perform assembly and repair of ...
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