Orthotist and Prosthetist - Federal Salaries of 2020
Pay Rates for "Orthotist and Prosthetist"How much does an Orthotist and Prosthetist in the federal government get paid? $84,547.34* *Based on the 2020 average.
Orthotist and Prosthetist was the 266th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 376 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2020, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Orthotist And Prosthetist, with an average salary of $84,507.
Government Orthotist And Prosthetist jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.
This occupation includes positions which involve designing, fabricating, or fitting orthotic or prosthetic devices to preserve or restore function to patients with disabling conditions of the limbs and spine or with partial or total absence of limbs. The work requires (1) knowledge of anatomy, physiology, body mechanics, the application and function of orthoses (braces and orthopedic shoes) and prostheses (artificial limbs), and of the materials available for the fabrication of such devices; (2) skill in the use of tools and specialized equipment; and (3) the ability to deal effectively with patients and their problems, and to work with other members of the medical team.
Agencies that have hired an Orthotist and Prosthetist
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|Veterans Health Administration||375||$84,506.82|
|Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System||1||$99,741.00|
Orthotist and Prosthetist Pay Distribution
The average pay for an Orthotist and Prosthetist is $84,547.34. The highest paid Orthotist and Prosthetist made $145,654 in 2020.
Common Orthotist and Prosthetist Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Orthotist And Prosthetist Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||356|
|AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified||20|
|Occupation Family:||0600 MEDICAL, HOSPITAL, DENTAL, AND PUBLIC HEALTH GROUP|
Average Orthotist And Prosthetist Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020
In 2004, the average pay for an Orthotist and Prosthetist was $58,096. Since then, the average pay has increased to $84,547 in 2020.
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