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Orthotist Salary
in Nebraska, United States

$66,115 (USD)

Average Salary

$32/hr

Average Hourly

$1,250

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Orthotist is $66,115 a year and $32 an hour in Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for an Orthotist is between $47,149 and $81,721. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Orthotist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nebraska, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Provides care to patients with disabling conditions of limbs and spine by fitting and preparing orthopedic braces, under direction of and in consultation with physician: assists in formulation of specifications for braces.
  • Examines and evaluates patient's needs in relation to disease and functional loss.
  • Formulates design of orthopedic brace.
  • Selects materials, making cast measurements, model modifications, and layouts.
  • Performs fitting, including static and dynamic alignments.
  • Evaluates brace on patient and makes adjustments to assure fit, function, and quality of work.
  • Instructs patient in use of orthopedic brace.
  • Maintains patient records.
  • May supervise orthotics assistants 078.361-022 and other support personnel.
  • May supervise laboratory activities relating to development of orthopedic braces.
  • May lecture and demonstrate to colleagues and other professionals concerned with orthotics.
  • May participate in research.
  • May perform functions of prosthetist 078.261-022 and be designated orthotist-prosthetist.
Orthotist Job Prevalence in Nebraska, United States

Job family: Orthotists and Prosthetists

Job family population: 7,840

Estimated population of Orthotist jobs: 949

Rate of error: 4.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$76,645
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Orthotist Job Listings for Nebraska, United States

Physical Therapist Assistant PTA
Jan 23
Omaha, NE, USA
HRS Home Health
... orthotic devices. 7. Maintains necessary records; clinical notes and conference notes, which will be incorporated into the patient's clinical record in prescribed time frames. 8. Participates in ...
Physical Therapist
Jan 24
Omaha, NE, USA
South Lincoln Medical Center
Provides/recommends/fabricates adaptive devices, orthotics or prosthetics. Trains patient, family and appropriate staff in the use or application of the above. 13. Participates in discharge planning ...
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