The median annual wage for orthotists and prosthetists was $64,430 in May 2015.
The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $35,160, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $107,550.
In May 2015, the median annual wages for orthotists and prosthetists in the top industries in which they worked were as follows:
Medical equipment and supplies manufacturing
Health and personal care stores
Federal government, excluding postal service
Ambulatory healthcare services
Hospitals; state, local, and private
The wages for orthotists and prosthetists vary substantially depending on the industries they work in.
Most orthotists and prosthetists work full time.
Orthotists and Prosthetists
Median annual wages, May 2015
Orthotists and prosthetists
Health technologists and technicians
Total, all occupations
Note: All Occupations includes all occupations in the U.S. Economy. Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics