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Manufacturing

Medical Appliance Technicians

Construct, fit, maintain, or repair medical supportive devices, such as braces, orthotics and prosthetic devices, joints, arch supports, and other surgical and medical appliances.

Salary Breakdown

Medical Appliance Technicians

Average

$44,290

ANNUAL

$21.29

HOURLY

Entry Level

$22,530

ANNUAL

$10.83

HOURLY

Mid Level

$49,665

ANNUAL

$23.88

HOURLY

Expert Level

$76,800

ANNUAL

$36.92

HOURLY


Projected Jobs

Medical Appliance Technicians

710

Projected job openings through 2028


Sample Career Roadmap

Medical Appliance Technicians


Top Expected Tasks

Medical Appliance Technicians


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Medical Appliance Technicians

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Production and Processing

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Mechanical

KNOWLEDGE

Design

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Quality Control Analysis

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Speaking

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Deductive Reasoning


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