Orthotists and Prosthetists | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Orthotists and Prosthetists (29-2091)

Design, measure, fit, and adapt orthopedic braces, appliances or prostheses, such as limbs or facial parts for patients with disabling conditions.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 0.0
United States 9100 10900 0.0 300 400 900
Job Outlook for Alaska:
2021 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 38.38 20.06 26.79 36.27 46.06 59.63
Alaska 47.36 37.24 37.24 47.44 48.24 60.54
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 47.27 37.24 37.24 47.44 47.80 60.54

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.