Medical Appliance Technicians
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Low Risk (21-40%): Jobs in this level have a limited risk of automation, as they demand a mix of technical and human-centric skills.
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The number of 'Medical Appliance Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 5.3% by 2032
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Medical Appliance Technicians' was $42,160, or $20 per hour
'Medical Appliance Technicians' were paid 9.0% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 15,680 people employed as 'Medical Appliance Technicians' within the United States.
This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 9 thousand people are employed as 'Medical Appliance Technicians'.
Construct, maintain, or repair medical supportive devices such as braces, orthotics and prosthetic devices, joints, arch supports, and other surgical and medical appliances.
SOC Code: 51-9082.00
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