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Orthotist and Prosthetist Salary Information

During 2009, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average national salary for these specialists was $66,600 annually. The median annual salary for these specialists was $62,070.

Annual salaries differ in cities and states and are affected by living expenses and demand. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the largest concentration of these specialists can be found in Greenville, SC, where annual salaries average $47,560 annually. Orthotists and prosthetists practicing in New Hampshire earned the highest wages, averaging $87,540 annually.

These specialists work in various settings, which include doctors’ offices, equipment wholesalers, and outpatient clinics. Many setup and manage their own businesses. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, orthotists and prosthetists employed by merchant and commercial equipment wholesalers enjoyed the highest earnings, averaging $73,880 annually.



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