We surveyed 60 orthotists and prosthetists to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical orthotist and prosthetist. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as an orthotist and prosthetist?

Low

High

Working as an orthotist and prosthetist typically requires higher levels of intelligence when compared with the average career. This means that orthotists and prosthetists are required to actively learn new things related to their discipline and solve complex problems.

Can I learn to become an orthotist and prosthetist?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as an orthotist and prosthetist typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as an orthotist and prosthetist?

Easy

Hard

It’s typically quite difficult to find a job as an orthotist and prosthetist. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for orthotists and prosthetists.