Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Medical Appliance Technicians (51-9082)

Construct, fit, maintain, or repair medical supportive devices, such as braces, orthotics and prosthetic devices, joints, arch supports, and other surgical and medical appliances.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 0.0
United States 15500 17500 0.0 700 1300 2200
Job Outlook for Alaska:
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 21.94 13.03 16.03 20.07 26.08 33.58
Alaska 20.93 15.95 17.46 19.91 23.08 25.43
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 20.44 15.86 17.31 19.70 22.76 24.65

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