Orthotists and Prosthetists

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Occupation Description

Orthotists and prosthetists design, measure, fit, and acclimate orthopedic braces, appliances or prostheses for individuals with disabling conditions.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

7890

Job Openings By 2020

2000

Growth Rate

12.1%

Required Education

Master's degree
Specific Programs:

Required Work Experience

None

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth